Clinical outcomes of pallidal deep brain stimulation for dystonia implanted using intraoperative MRI.

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Summary of "Clinical outcomes of pallidal deep brain stimulation for dystonia implanted using intraoperative MRI."

Lead placement for deep brain stimulation (DBS) using intraoperative MRI (iMRI) relies solely on real-time intraoperative neuroimaging to guide electrode placement, without microelectrode recording (MER) or electrical stimulation. There is limited information, however, on outcomes after iMRI-guided DBS for dystonia. The authors evaluated clinical outcomes and targeting accuracy in patients with dystonia who underwent lead placement using an iMRI targeting platform.


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Name: Journal of neurosurgery
ISSN: 1933-0693
Pages: 1-13


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