Localization of clinically effective stimulating electrodes in the human subthalamic nucleus on magnetic resonance imaging.

@article{SaintCyr2002LocalizationOC,
  title={Localization of clinically effective stimulating electrodes in the human subthalamic nucleus on magnetic resonance imaging.},
  author={Jean A. Saint-Cyr and Tasnuva Hoque and Luiz Claudio Modesto Pereira and Jonathan O. Dostrovsky and William Duncan Hutchison and David J. Mikulis and Aviva Abosch and Elspeth Sime and Anthony E Lang and Andres M. Lozano},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={1152-66}
}
OBJECT The authors sought to determine the location of deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrodes that were most effective in treating Parkinson disease (PD). METHODS Fifty-four DBS electrodes were localized in and adjacent to the subthalamic nucleus (STN) postoperatively by using magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in a series of 29 patients in whom electrodes were implanted for the treatment of medically refractory PD, and for whom quantitative clinical assessments were available both pre- and… CONTINUE READING