Pallidal versus subthalamic deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Electric Stimulation Therapy
  • Globus Pallidus
  • Motor Skills
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Subthalamic Nucleus

abstract

  • Patients with Parkinson's disease had similar improvement in motor function after either pallidal or subthalamic stimulation. Nonmotor factors may reasonably be included in the selection of surgical target for deep-brain stimulation. (ClinicalTrials.gov numbers, NCT00056563 and NCT01076452.)

publication date

  • June 3, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa0907083

PubMed ID

  • 20519680

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2077

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 362

number

  • 22