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Stereotactically guided thalamotomy for treatment of parkinsonian tremor isolated to the lower extremity. Case report

Published inJournal of neurosurgery, vol. 89, no. 2, p. 314-316
Publication date1998
Abstract

The authors present a case of tremor isolated to the lower extremity that was treated with stereotactically guided thalamotomy in a patient with Parkinson's disease. The technology that makes this procedure effective for this particular manifestation of parkinsonism is discussed.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Brain Mapping
  • Electrosurgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Leg
  • Microelectrodes
  • Parkinson Disease/radiography/surgery
  • Stereotaxic Techniques
  • Thalamus/radiography/surgery
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Tremor/surgery
Citation (ISO format)
KELLER, T M et al. Stereotactically guided thalamotomy for treatment of parkinsonian tremor isolated to the lower extremity. Case report. In: Journal of neurosurgery, 1998, vol. 89, n° 2, p. 314–316. doi: 10.3171/jns.1998.89.2.0314
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