subthalamic nucleus


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Related to subthalamic nucleus: striatum, globus pallidus, caudate nucleus
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an oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the subthalamus

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According to the widely accepted hypothesis, hyperkinetic movement disorders occur due to the loss of subthalamic nucleus control on the internal segment of the globus pallidus (GPi), which leads to disinhibition of the thalamus.
Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation: Summary and meta-analysis of outcomes.
Benabid AL, Mitrofanis J, Chabardes S, et al Subthalamic nucleus stimulation for Parkinson's disease.
York, "Alternating verbal fluency performance following bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease," European Journal of Neurology, vol.
There are studies in literature which report that this syndrome may be the first to arise following DBS for the subthalamic nucleus and globus pallidus (5,6).
Statistical analysis of 168 bilateral subthalamic nucleus implantations by means of the probabilistic functional atlas.
A quick and universal method for stereotactic visualization of the subthalamic nucleus before and after implantation of deep brain stimulation electrodes.
The subthalamic nucleus is often atrophied and the substantia nigra is depigmented.
This condition is a result of absent subthalamic nucleus inhibition, which increases motor activity through the motor thalamus.
In animal studies, gamma-aminobutyric acid antagonists can cause a lesion in the subthalamic nucleus inducing contralateral hemichorea.
Dorsal striatum: A pair of nuclear masses that form the basal ganglia, along with the subthalamic nucleus and the substantia nigra.
Researchers evaluated 89 patients who were stimulated in a part of the brain called the globus pallidus interna and 70 patients who were stimulated in a different part of the brain called the subthalamic nucleus.
The basal ganglia (BG) consists of six extensively interconnected nuclei, the caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, substantia nigra, amygdala (archistriatum) and subthalamic nucleus (STN).
All received the Libra DBS device, a constant-current subthalamic nucleus stimulator.
Patients with Parkinson's have reduced levels of a chemical - GABA - in part of the brain known as the subthalamic nucleus.