Deep brain stimulation for hyperkinetic disorders.


Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has a record of safety and efficacy for an expanding range of indications. Recently,the Food and Drug Administration provided approval through a Humanitarian Device Exemption for DBS of the globus pallidus internus and subthalamic nucleus for the treatment of dystonia. There is increasing clinical experience demonstrating that… (More)


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@article{Montgomery2004DeepBS, title={Deep brain stimulation for hyperkinetic disorders.}, author={Erwin B. Montgomery}, journal={Neurosurgical focus}, year={2004}, volume={17 1}, pages={E1} }