Long-term outcome of thalamic deep brain stimulation in two patients with Tourette syndrome.

@article{Ackermans2010LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of thalamic deep brain stimulation in two patients with Tourette syndrome.},
  author={Linda Ackermans and Annelien A. Duits and Yasin Temel and Ania Winogrodzka and Frenk Peeters and Emile A. M. Beuls and Veerle Visser-Vandewalle},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 10},
  pages={1068-72}
}
OBJECTIVE Thalamic deep brain stimulation for intractable Tourette Syndrome was introduced in 1999 by Vandewalle et al. In this follow-up study, the authors report on the long-term (6 and 10 years) outcome in terms of tic reduction, cognition, mood and side effects of medial thalamic deep brain stimulation in two previously described Tourette patients. METHODS The authors compared the outcome of two patients at 6 and 10 years after surgery with their preoperative status and after 8 months and… CONTINUE READING

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