Prefrontal dysfunction following unilateral posteroventral pallidotomy in Parkinson's disease.

@article{Yokoyama1999PrefrontalDF,
  title={Prefrontal dysfunction following unilateral posteroventral pallidotomy in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Tetsuo Yokoyama and Yoshiaki Imamura and Kazuhiko Sugiyama and Sigeru Nishizawa and Naoki Yokota and S. Ohta and Kazuya Uemura},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={1005-10}
}
OBJECT Pre- and postoperative cognitive function was evaluated in 25 patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) who underwent unilateral posteroventral pallidotomy (PVP) to clarify the effects of this operation on cognitive function. METHODS Cognitive function was assessed before surgery and 1 month and 3 months afterward by using a battery of neuropsychological tests consisting of orientation, digit span (forward and backward), digit learning, 5-minute memory of five words, similarities, serial… CONTINUE READING

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