pallidotomy


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pallidotomy

n (pl -mies) palidotomía
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In the 1960s, L-DOPA was first used in Parkinson disease, and more than 20 years later, surgical procedures were introduced including pallidotomy and deep brain stimulation.
A metaanalysis comparing the results of pallidotomy performed using microelectrode recording or macroelectrode stimulation.
Saint-Cyr, "Neuropsychological outcome of GPi pallidotomy and GPi or STN deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease," Brain and Cognition, vol.
Surgical interventions, such as pallidotomy (ablation/lesioning) and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), have also established efficacy in the treatment of PD [13].
Pallidotomy in Parkinsons disease (PD) was first attempted in 1952 by Narabayashi and Spiegel and Wycis (5, 6).
Pascual--Sedano, "Effects of pallidotomy and bilateral subthalamic stimulation on cognitive function in Parkinson disease: a controlled comparative study," Journal of Neurology, vol.
Lenz, "Pallidotomy for hemiballismus: Efficacy and characteristics of neuronal activity," Annals of Neurology, vol.
The effect of the lesioning procedures, such as pallidotomy (lesioning in the globus pallidus) or subthalamic nucleotomy (lesioning in the STN), is immediate and permanent in most instances.
Acoustic voice assessment in Parkinson's disease patients submitted to posteroventral pallidotomy. Arq Neuropsiquiatr.
However, the availability of alternative treatments such as drug therapies, and various surgeries such as pallidotomy and thalamotomy for treating Parkinson's disease; lobe resection, lesionectomy, and corpus callosotomy for treating epilepsy, acts as major restraints for the growth of the global market of neurostimulation devices.
From functional neurosurgery to "interventional" neurology: Survey of publications on thalamotomy, pallidotomy, and deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease from 1966 to 2001.