Effects of unilateral subthalamic and pallidal deep brain stimulation on fine motor functions in Parkinson's disease.

@article{Nakamura2007EffectsOU,
  title={Effects of unilateral subthalamic and pallidal deep brain stimulation on fine motor functions in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Ken Nakamura and Chadwick W. Christine and Philip A. Starr and William J. Marks},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={619-26}
}
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective treatment for selected patients with disabling Parkinson's disease (PD). The two main targets are the subthalamic nucleus (STN) and the globus pallidus internus (GPi), although it has not been established whether stimulation at one target is superior to the other. This prospective randomized study assessed the… CONTINUE READING