Stereotactic posteroventral pallidotomy: clinical methods and results at 1-year follow up.

@article{Dalvi1999StereotacticPP,
  title={Stereotactic posteroventral pallidotomy: clinical methods and results at 1-year follow up.},
  author={Arif Dalvi and Linda A. Winfield and Qiping Yu and Lucien Cote and R. A. Romero N. A. Goodman and Seth L Pullman},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={256-61}
}
Twenty consecutive patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease underwent stereotactic posteroventral pallidotomy. Schwab and England ADL scores in the "off" state were improved by 18% and in the "on" state the scores declined by 2%. Three patients also reported marked improvement in "off" state dystonia. One-year data are available on 12 patients who underwent evaluations according to the Core Assessment Program for Intracerebral Transplantation protocol preoperatively and at 3, 6, and 12… CONTINUE READING
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