The Accuracy of Direct Targeting Using Fusion of MR and CT Imaging for Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

The Accuracy of Direct Targeting Using Fusion of MR and CT Imaging for Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2021 Feb 22. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1715826. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: In 33 consecutive patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) undergoing awake deep brain stimulation (DBS) without microelectrode recording (MER), we assessed and validated the precision and accuracy of direct targeting of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) using preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and stereotactic computed tomography ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-02-22By Fadi Almahariq