Somatosensory evoked potentials recorded from the human pedunculopontine nucleus region

@article{Yeh2010SomatosensoryEP,
  title={Somatosensory evoked potentials recorded from the human pedunculopontine nucleus region},
  author={I J Yeh and Eric W. Tsang and Clement Hamani and Elena Moro and Filomena Mazzella and Yu‐Yan W. Poon and Andres M. Lozano and Robert Chen},
  journal={Movement Disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={25}
}
The pedunculopontine nucleus region (PPNR) is an integral component of the midbrain locomotor region and has widespread connections with the cortex, thalamus, brain stem, cerebellum, spinal cord, and especially, the basal ganglia. No previous study examined the somatosensory connection of the PPNR in human. We recorded somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) from median nerve stimulation through deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrodes implanted in the PPNR in 8 patients (6 with Parkinson's… 
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