Use of a single semilinear incision in Deep Brain Stimulation for movement disorders

A. T. Kouyialis, E. J. Boviatsis, D. S. Ziaka, D. E. Sakas

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Abstract

This technical note presents the authors experience in using a single semilinear incision for bilateral implantation of Deep Brain Stimulation electrodes in the treatment of movement disorders, in order to avoid some of the hardware and skin related complications of this procedure. The advantages and disadvantages of this technique are presented and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-504
Number of pages4
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Volume149
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2007

Keywords

  • Complications
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Erosion
  • Infection
  • Surgery

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