Brain Penetration Effects of Microelectrodes and Dbs Leads in Stn Or Gpi Academic Article uri icon


  • To determine how intraoperative microelectrode recordings (MER) and intraoperative lead placement acutely influence tremor, rigidity, and bradykinesia. Secondarily, to evaluate whether the longevity of the MER and lead placement effects were influenced by target location (subthalamic nucleus (STN) or globus pallidus interna (GPi)).

publication date

  • 2009-07-01