Unilateral Stimulation of Prelemniscal Radiations for the Treatment of Acral Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease: Long-Term Results.

@article{Velasco2016UnilateralSO,
  title={Unilateral Stimulation of Prelemniscal Radiations for the Treatment of Acral Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease: Long-Term Results.},
  author={Francisco Velasco and Jos{\'e} Dami{\'a}n Carrillo-Ruiz and V{\'i}ctor Salcido and Guillermo Castro and Juli{\'a}n Soto and Ana Luisa Velasco},
  journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={357-64}
}
BACKGROUND Prelemniscal radiations (Raprl) have been proposed as a target for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. We evaluated effectiveness of this target through UPDRS-III in patients treated with Raprl deep brain stimulation (Raprl-DBS) and followed from 24 to 48 months. METHODS Nineteen patients in Hoehn-Yahr stages II-III were implanted with… CONTINUE READING