Effect of ethanol on the central oscillator in essential tremor.

  title={Effect of ethanol on the central oscillator in essential tremor.},
  author={Kirsten E. Zeuner and Fiona M Molloy and Richard O Shoge and S. R. Goldstein and Robert C. Wesley and Mark Hallett},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={18 11},
We investigated the effects of ethanol and diazepam on the central, mechanical, and mechanical reflex components of tremor in patients with essential tremor (ET). A double-blind crossover study (ethanol or diazepam) was conducted on 2 separate days. Dose of ethanol or diazepam was calculated in each individual according to height, weight, and age in 10 patients with ET. The postural tremor amplitude at the wrist was recorded using a three-dimensional accelerometer placed on the dorsum of the… CONTINUE READING


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