Pallidal Surgery for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders: Editors, Joachim K. Krauss, Robert G. Grossman, Joseph Jankovic

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Joachim K. Krauss, Robert G. Grossman, Joseph Jankovic
Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1998 - Medical - 324 pages
This text explores the history of pallidal surgery, and explains the basic anatomy and physiology behind it. Patient selection, technical aspects, and clinical results and evaluation are all explained. The contributors also consider treatment modalities (pallidotomy, pallidal deep brain stimulation, and pallidal radiosurgery), and three points of view on the controversy surrounding the optimal target in pallidotomy.

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Contents

Development of Stereotactic Pallidotomy
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Abandoning Pallidotomy
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Primate Models for the Study of Basal Ganglia Physiology and Dysfunction
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