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By Jin Woo Chang, Yoichi Katayama, Takamitsu Yamamoto

Neurorehabilitation including useful neurosurgery are gradually becoming fields, with new advances and applied sciences together with: selective interruption of assorted neural circuits, stimulation of the cerebral cortex, deep mind constructions, spinal twine and peripheral nerves with implantable stimulation platforms, and cellphone transplantation in addition to nerve grafting. fresh advances in neuroimaging options have additionally all started to illustrate the involvement of in depth practical and structural reorganization of neural networks in the mind. to be able to encapsulate such techniques, the fourth reliable clinical assembly of the Neurorehabilitation and Reconstructive Neurosurgery Committee of the area Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) used to be held in Seoul. This quantity is the fourth in a brand new sequence of court cases masking an important developments during this box.

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Limousin P, Krack P, Pollak P, Benazzouz A, Ardouin C, Hoffmann D, Benabid AL (1998) Electrical stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in advanced Parkinson’s disease. N Engl J Med 339: 1105–1111 8. Priori A, Egidi M, Pesenti A, Rohr M, Rampini P, Locatelli M, Tamma F, Caputo E, Chiesa V, Barbieri S (2003) Do intraoperative microrecordings improve subthalamic nucleus targeting in stereotactic neurosurgery for Parkinson’s disease? J Neurosurg Sci 47: 56–60 9. Starr PA, Christine CW, Theodosopoulos PV, Lindsey N, Byrd D, Mosley A, Marks WJ Jr (2002) Implantation of deep brain stimulators into the subthalamic nucleus: technical approach and magnetic resonance imaging-verified lead locations.

When he walked, action-induced bending Postoperative course A dramatic reduction in the abnormal muscular tone of the trunk and neck was noted immediately after the initiation of a high frequency stimulation to GPi (Fig. 1). Within several months after surgery, additional progressive improvements were noted. The maximum improvement was observed at 6 months after surgery. His score on the BMFDRS was 4 points at 6 months after surgery. No stimulation-related side effects were induced at stimulation intensity required for maximum effect.

Previous studies showed motor disability improvement in the medication off state varied between 33 and 67% [2, 4, 6–8, 12, 14–17, 19, 20]. Reduction of the UPDRS part IV score varied between 80 and 92% [19]. 4% [9, 15, 17, 21]. The improvement of motor disability and dyskinesia in our series was within the range of other literature, while LEDD dimunition was not as ideal as other reports. We believe this is partly because the preoperative dose in our group is also lower than others, due to the insufficient medical therapy in our country.

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