Psychological Studies on Effects of Chemosurgery of the Basal Ganglia in Parkinsonism

@inproceedings{Riklan1960PsychologicalSO,
  title={Psychological Studies on Effects of Chemosurgery of the Basal Ganglia in Parkinsonism},
  author={Manuel Riklan and Leonard Diller and Herman Weiner and Irving S. Cooper},
  year={1960}
}
It is the purpose of this report to present findings on the immediate and longe-range postoperative intellectual functioning of a large series of patients who underwent chemopallidectomy and Chemothalamectomy 1-6 for the relief of Parkinsonian symptoms. The findings are based on the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale, Form I. Background The following review of the literature on the intellectual effects of brain injury, disease, and surgery will emphasize, particularly, those utilizing the… CONTINUE READING