Very fast oscillations evoked by median nerve stimulation in the human thalamus and subthalamic nucleus.

  title={Very fast oscillations evoked by median nerve stimulation in the human thalamus and subthalamic nucleus.},
  author={Ritsuko Hanajima and Robert Chen and Peter Ashby and Andres M. Lozano and William D. Hutchison and Karen Deborah Davis and Jonathan O. Dostrovsky},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  volume={92 6},
Very fast oscillations (VFOs; 500-1,500 Hz) are associated with sensory-evoked potentials (SEPs), but their origin is unknown. To characterize the origins of VFOs, we studied 35 patients with deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrodes [15 with thalamic and 20 with the subthalamic nucleus (STN) electrodes]. We recorded median nerve stimulation-evoked SEPs from the thalamus and STN with microelectrodes during stereotactic surgery and from the contacts of the DBS electrodes postoperatively. We also… 

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