Intraoperative neurophysiological assessment of disabling symptoms in DBS surgery.

  title={Intraoperative neurophysiological assessment of disabling symptoms in DBS surgery.},
  author={H. Louis Journee and Alida Annechien Postma and Michiel J. Staal},
  journal={Neurophysiologie clinique = Clinical neurophysiology},
  volume={37 6},
INTRODUCTION Neurophysiological assessment can provide quantitative measures for the selected motor signs that have been targeted for surgery and may be helpful in predicting the therapeutic effects of deep brain stimulation (DBS) on pathological tremor, motor performance, and rigidity. OBJECTIVE To present a survey and demonstrate the contribution of neurophysiological assessment of side effects and effects on disabling motor symptoms at various steps of DBS surgery, and to confirm its role… CONTINUE READING
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