Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of childhood dystonic cerebral palsy.

@article{Keen2014DeepBS,
  title={Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of childhood dystonic cerebral palsy.},
  author={Joseph R. Keen and Allison A Przekop and Joffre E. Olaya and Alexander Zouros and Frank P. K. Hsu},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={585-93}
}
OBJECT Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for dystonic cerebral palsy (CP) has rarely been reported, and its efficacy, though modest when compared with that for primary dystonia, remains unclear, especially in the pediatric population. The authors present a small series of children with dystonic CP who underwent bilateral pallidal DBS, to evaluate the treatment's efficacy and safety in the pediatric dystonic CP population. METHODS The authors conducted a retrospective review of patients (under the… CONTINUE READING
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