Current surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Abstract

There has been a renaissance in the surgical management of Parkinson's disease. This has been due to long-term effects of levodopa and a better understanding of the basal ganglia and its circuitry. Ablative surgery and neurostimulation are the only realistic surgical options at present. Although surgical treatments, such as ablation and stimulation are… (More)

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@article{Ansari2002CurrentST, title={Current surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease.}, author={Sohail A Ansari and Antoine K Nachanakian and Nabil M Biary}, journal={Neurosciences}, year={2002}, volume={8 1}, pages={3-7} }