Lesion therapy for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders: update and controversies.

@article{Okun2004LesionTF,
  title={Lesion therapy for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders: update and controversies.},
  author={Michael S. Okun and Jerrold L. Vitek},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          375-89
        }
}
An analysis of the international literature on lesioning for movement disorders was undertaken to review lesion therapy for Parkinson's disease (PD) and other movement disorders and to highlight important controversies surrounding this surgical technique. Lesions have been placed throughout the neuraxis with varying approaches and success. Our understanding of the pathophysiological basis underlying the development of PD and other movement disorders has led to a better understanding of why… CONTINUE READING

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