Thalamic but Not Subthalamic Neuromodulation Simplifies Word Use in Spontaneous Language

Thalamic but Not Subthalamic Neuromodulation Simplifies Word Use in Spontaneous Language
Front Hum Neurosci. 2021 May 20;15:656188. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2021.656188. eCollection 2021.ABSTRACTSeveral investigations have shown language impairments following electrode implantation surgery for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in movement disorders. The impact of the actual stimulation, however, differs between DBS targets with further deterioration in formal language tests induced by thalamic DBS in contrast to subtle improvement observed in subthalamic DBS. Here, we ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-07By Hannes Ole Tiedt