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Pallidotomy Summary

Description: Producing a lesion in the posteroventral portion of the medial GLOBUS PALLIDUS to treat PARKINSON DISEASE and other extrapyramidal disorders. The placement of the lesion is aided by STEREOTACTIC TECHNIQUES and imaging procedures.

Also Known As: Pallidotomies

Networked: 492 relevant articles (84 outcomes, 55 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Pallidotomy is Relevant

  1. Dyskinesias (Dyskinesia) : 35 outcomes 4 studies in 95 results
  2. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease) : 34 outcomes 40 studies in 328 results
  3. Tremor (Tremors) : 11 outcomes 3 studies in 54 results
  4. Dystonia (Limb Dystonia) : 10 outcomes 4 studies in 63 results
  5. Hypokinesia (Bradykinesia) : 9 outcomes 1 study in 39 results
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Drugs Related to Pallidotomy

  1. Levodopa (L Dopa)
  2. Dihydroxyphenylalanine (Dopa)
  3. Amantadine (Aman)
  4. Cholinergic Antagonists (Anticholinergics)
  5. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
  6. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium)
  7. Carbon Monoxide
  8. Glucose (Dextrose)
  9. N 30
  10. Dopamine (Intropin)
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Therapies Related to Pallidotomy

  1. Deep Brain Stimulation
  2. Microelectrodes
  3. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
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