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Primary intracranial extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma.
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PMID:  22426765     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an established and accepted treatment modality of generalized dystonia. The stereotactic target to be approached with DBS leads is the internal segment of the globus pallidus (GPi). Bilateral GPi stimulation in patients suffering from primary generalized dystonia reduced dystonic movement not only in the trunk and limbs but also in the neck and face. These observations have led to the use of GPi stimulation in patients with severe torticollis and Meige syndrome refractory to pharmacological agents as well to botulinum toxin injections. An increasing number of reports indicate the effectiveness of GPi stimulation in the treatment of intractable focal and segmental dystonia. Moreover, DBS can be performed simultaneously on both sides during one operative session. This treatment modality is reversible and safer when compared to stereotactic ablative techniques. In future, DBS can become an alternative treatment for intractable focal and segmental dystonia.
Renaud Dulou; Cyrus Chargari; Arnaud Dagain; Christophe Teriitehau; Olivier Goasguen; Olivier Jeanjean; Lionel Védrine
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Title:  Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0028-3843     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012  
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Created Date:  2012-3-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0101265     Medline TA:  Neurol Neurochir Pol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  76-81     Citation Subset:  -    
dRenaud Dulou, Service de Neurochirurgie, Hôpital du Val-de-Grâce, 74 Boulevard du Port-Royal, 75230 Paris Cédex 05, France, e-mail:
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Pierwotny śródczaszkowy pozaszkieletowy chrzęstniakomiêsak oeluzowaty.
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