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Vol 53, No 2 (2019)
Letter to the Editors
Published online: 2018-12-17
Submitted: 2018-11-06
Accepted: 2018-11-06
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Successful subthalamic stimulation after failed gamma-knife thalamotomy in the treatment of tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease

Michał Sobstyl, Marcin Konopka, Marta Aleksandrowicz, Tomasz Pasterski, Mirosław Ząbek
DOI: 10.5603/PJNNS.a2018.0007
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Pubmed: 30614519
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Neurol Neurochir Pol 2019;53(2):169-171.

open access

Vol 53, No 2 (2019)
Letter to the Editors
Published online: 2018-12-17
Submitted: 2018-11-06
Accepted: 2018-11-06

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Keywords

deep brain stimulation, Parkinson’s disease, heart transplantation, gamma-knife thalamotomy, subthalamic stimulation

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Movie 1. The patient in deep brain stimulation on condition. The absence of tremor in the right hand is noticeable. The untreated left hand is affected by tremor with secondary joints deformations.
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Movie 2. The patient in deep brain stimulation on condition. Closer look at patient’s hands - visible deformities of the left hand so called striatal hand due to long standing Parkinson’s disease is clearly visible.
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Movie 3. The patient in deep brain stimulation off condition. The tremor of the right hand is noticeable – 12 hours after stopping the left sided subthlamic deep brain stimulation.
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About this article
Title

Successful subthalamic stimulation after failed gamma-knife thalamotomy in the treatment of tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease

Journal

Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska

Issue

Vol 53, No 2 (2019)

Pages

169-171

Published online

2018-12-17

DOI

10.5603/PJNNS.a2018.0007

Pubmed

30614519

Bibliographic record

Neurol Neurochir Pol 2019;53(2):169-171.

Keywords

deep brain stimulation
Parkinson’s disease
heart transplantation
gamma-knife thalamotomy
subthalamic stimulation

Authors

Michał Sobstyl
Marcin Konopka
Marta Aleksandrowicz
Tomasz Pasterski
Mirosław Ząbek

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