Balance and Motor Speech Impairment in Essential Tremor

@article{Kronenbuerger2009BalanceAM,
  title={Balance and Motor Speech Impairment in Essential Tremor},
  author={Martin Kronenbuerger and Juergen Konczak and Wolfram Ziegler and Paul Buderath and Benedikt Frank and Volker Arnd Coenen and Karl Kiening and Peter Christoph Reinacher and Johannes Noth and Dagmar Timmann},
  journal={The Cerebellum},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={389-398}
}
The pathogenesis of essential tremor (ET) is still under debate. Several lines of evidence indicate that ET is associated with cerebellar dysfunction. The aim of the present study was to find corroborating evidence for this claim by investigating balance and speech impairments in patients with ET. In addition, the effect of deep brain stimulation (DBS) on balance and speech function was studied. A group of 25 ET patients including 18 with postural and/or simple kinetic tremor (ETpt) and seven… CONTINUE READING

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