Unilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation contralateral to thalamic stimulation in Parkinson disease.

Abstract

The effects of unilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation contralateral to thalamic stimulation in Parkinson disease (PD) have not been previously reported. We are reporting a patient who developed left arm tremor in 1994, at age 62, as her first PD symptom. She underwent right thalamic DBS surgery in 1999 that resulted in complete resolution of left… (More)

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