Globus pallidus internus stimulation in spino-cerebellar ataxia type 3

Globus pallidus internus stimulation in spino-cerebellar ataxia type 3 Journal of Neurology (2018) 265:1714–1716 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-018-8922-8 LE T TER TO  THE   EDITORS 1,2 1 3 3 2,4 5,6 Jerome Aupy  · Hugo Chaumont  · Emma Bestaven  · Etienne Guillaud  · Emmanuel Cuny  · Cyril Goizet  · 1,2 1,2 Pierre Burbaud  · Dominique Guehl Received: 9 May 2018 / Accepted: 28 May 2018 / Published online: 6 June 2018 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Dear Sirs, quadripolar electrode (Medtronic Inc. 3389) 1 year later. The leads were implanted stereotactically within the ventro-pos- Spino-cerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3) is a polyglutamine tero-lateral part of the GPi. The patient was evaluated before repeat neurodegenerative disorder sometimes associated and 12 months after surgery by two independent neurologists with pyramidal signs and dystonia [3]. Deep brain stimula- expert in movement disorders and DBS programming (DG, tion (DBS) of the globus pallidus internus (GPi) has been PB). The best results were obtained with the following set- shown to be an effective treatment for reducing symptoms of tings: (1) right lead, contacts 5 and 6, pulsewidth 210 μs, fre- generalized, focal, or segmental dystonia [4]. We report the quency 130 Hz, amplitude 2 V; (2) left lead, contacts 1 and case of a patient suffering from a medically refractory gener - 2, pulsewidth http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Neurology Springer Journals

Globus pallidus internus stimulation in spino-cerebellar ataxia type 3

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
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Medicine & Public Health; Neurology; Neurosciences; Neuroradiology
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0340-5354
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1432-1459
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10.1007/s00415-018-8922-8
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Journal of Neurology (2018) 265:1714–1716 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-018-8922-8 LE T TER TO  THE   EDITORS 1,2 1 3 3 2,4 5,6 Jerome Aupy  · Hugo Chaumont  · Emma Bestaven  · Etienne Guillaud  · Emmanuel Cuny  · Cyril Goizet  · 1,2 1,2 Pierre Burbaud  · Dominique Guehl Received: 9 May 2018 / Accepted: 28 May 2018 / Published online: 6 June 2018 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Dear Sirs, quadripolar electrode (Medtronic Inc. 3389) 1 year later. The leads were implanted stereotactically within the ventro-pos- Spino-cerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3) is a polyglutamine tero-lateral part of the GPi. The patient was evaluated before repeat neurodegenerative disorder sometimes associated and 12 months after surgery by two independent neurologists with pyramidal signs and dystonia [3]. Deep brain stimula- expert in movement disorders and DBS programming (DG, tion (DBS) of the globus pallidus internus (GPi) has been PB). The best results were obtained with the following set- shown to be an effective treatment for reducing symptoms of tings: (1) right lead, contacts 5 and 6, pulsewidth 210 μs, fre- generalized, focal, or segmental dystonia [4]. We report the quency 130 Hz, amplitude 2 V; (2) left lead, contacts 1 and case of a patient suffering from a medically refractory gener - 2, pulsewidth

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Journal of NeurologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 6, 2018

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