Involvement of the human pedunculopontine nucleus region in voluntary movements

@article{Tsang2010InvolvementOT,
  title={Involvement of the human pedunculopontine nucleus region in voluntary movements},
  author={Eric W. Tsang and Clement Hamani and Elena Moro and Filomena Mazzella and Yu‐Yan W. Poon and A. M. Lozano and R. Chen},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={75},
  pages={950 - 959}
}
Objective: The pedunculopontine nucleus region (PPNR) is being investigated as a target for deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Parkinson disease (PD), particularly for gait and postural impairment. A greater understanding of how PPNR activities and oscillations are modulated with voluntary movements is crucial to the development of neuromodulation strategies. Methods: We studied 7 patients with PD who underwent DBS electrode implantations in the PPNR. PPNR local field potential and EEG were… 

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