subthalamic nucleus


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Related to subthalamic nucleus: striatum, globus pallidus, caudate nucleus
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Noun1.subthalamic nucleus - an oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the subthalamus; associated with the striate body
cell nucleus, karyon, nucleus - a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
subthalamus - the ventral part of the thalamus
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Different causes, including genetic, metabolic, pharmacological and structural, can lead to disturbances in basal ganglia, which leads to the loss of inhibition in subthalamic nucleus resulting in involuntary movements (1-4).
Targeting the subthalamic nucleus for deep brain stimulation: technical approach and fusion of pre and postoperative MR images to define accuracy of lead placement.
Here, we report a bilateral hemorrhage case related to subthalamic nucleus (STN)-DBS.
Sanghera, Desaloms, and Stewart (2004) described clinical experiences of preoperative and immediate postoperative aspects of 78 patients with PD undergoing subthalamic nucleus (STN) DBS.
basal ganglia: thalamus, globus pallidus and subthalamic nucleus (STN)
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) at the subthalamic nucleus (STN) improves motor function and the quality of life of patients with advanced Parkinson's disease (PD) [1].
While the association between subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) and DDS is not fully known, a probable mechanism is abnormal dopamine oscillation to the nucleus accumbens and overstimulation of the mesolimbic system (2).
Electrical stimulation of a deep-seated brain region, the subthalamic nucleus (STN), has been shown to significantly improve patients motor function and quality of life.
Detection of the subthalamic nucleus in microelectrographic recordings in Parkinson's disease using the high frequency (500 hz) neuronal background.
Clinical motor outcome of bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease using image-guided frameless stereotaxy.
In a clinical study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a six-month study of patients younger than 75 with severe motor complications of PD demonstrated that neurostimulation of the subthalamic nucleus was more effective than medical management alone.
nucleus accumbens, subthalamic nucleus and lower thalamic peduncle.