Stereotactic techniques and perioperative management of DBS in dystonia.

  title={Stereotactic techniques and perioperative management of DBS in dystonia.},
  author={Philip A. Starr and Paul Bejjani and Andres M. Lozano and Leo Verhagen Metman and Marwan I. Hariz},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={26 Suppl 1},
This article reviews the available literature related to the surgical technique for implantation of deep brain stimulation (DBS) hardware for the treatment of dystonia. Topics covered include stereotactic targeting, selection of specific hardware components, site of placement of the cable connectors and pulse generators, and postoperative documentation of… CONTINUE READING