Pallidotomy

Known as: Pallidotomies 
Producing a lesion in the posteroventral portion of the medial GLOBUS PALLIDUS to treat PARKINSON DISEASE and other extrapyramidal disorders. The… (More)

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2004
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2004
To compare the cognitive and behavioural effects of unilateral pallidotomy and bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation… (More)
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1998
1998
We systematically evaluated the efficacy of both unilateral and bilateral stereotactic pallidotomy in eight patients with… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Posteroventral medial pallidotomy sometimes produces striking improvement in patients with advanced Parkinson's… (More)
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1997
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1997
The authors present a young boy with severe generalized dystonia treated with bilateral simultaneous pallidotomy. Microelectrode… (More)
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1996
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1996
The effects of posterior internal pallidal ablation (GPi pallidotomy) on parkinsonian signs and symptoms were studied in 15… (More)
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1996
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1996
Methods for localizing the posteroventral globus pallidus intermus are described. The authors' techniques include the use of… (More)
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1995
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1995
The major motor disturbances in Parkinson's disease are thought to be caused by overactivity of the internal segment of the… (More)
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1995
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1995
Eighteen patients with medically intractable Parkinson's disease that was characterized by bradykinesia, rigidity, and marked "on… (More)
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1992
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1992
Between 1985 and 1990, the authors performed stereotactic posteroventral pallidotomies on 38 patients with Parkinson's disease… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Stereotactic ventroposterolateral pallidotomy in 46 parkinsonian patients resulted in a complete or almost complete and long… (More)
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