Transplantation of autologous sympathetic ganglion into the brain with Parkinson's disease. Long-term follow-up of 35 cases.

Transplantation of autologous sympathetic ganglion was performed in 35 patients with Parkinson's disease. Approximately half the patients showed improvement of parkinsonian symptoms over the 3 years following transplantation. The patients showed amelioration of bradykinesia and gait disturbance, but tremor and muscle rigidity were not improved by… CONTINUE READING