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Lobotomy and tractotomy

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2019
2019
Background: There is a long history, beginning in the 1940s, of ablative neurosurgery on the pallidal efferent fibers to treat… 
2019
2019
Background: MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) offers the possibility of safe and accurate lesioning inside the brain. Until… 
2018
2018
OBJECTIVESince the first clinical application of the incisionless magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS… 
2016
2016
Stereotactic ablative procedures, including anterior capsulotomy, cingulotomy, subcaudate tractotomy, and limbic leucotomy, have… 
2015
2015
Background: Subthalamic stereotactic interventions have recently caught renewed interest as a treatment for essential tremor (ET… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
Over the past 20 years, there has been a concerted effort to expand our understanding of the neural circuitry involved in the… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Stereotactic psychosurgery is an effective method for treating some medically intractable psychiatric illnesses. However, it is… 
2000
2000
The modern therapeutic approach to most psychiatric diseases involves a combination of well-supervised psychotherapy… 
1970
1970
Twelve patients with personality disorders or chronic schizophrenia in whom aggressive-destructive behaviour was a prominent…