The movers and shakers of deep brain stimulation

Wael Asaad, Emad N. Eskandar

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Abstract

Deep brain stimulation is increasingly used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and other disorders, yet its mechanism of action remains unknown. New findings suggest that at least some of its action involves the release of adenosine, dampening tremors (pages 75-80).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Essential Tremor
Deep Brain Stimulation
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Adenosine
Parkinson Disease
Brain
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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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The movers and shakers of deep brain stimulation. / Asaad, Wael; Eskandar, Emad N.

In: Nature Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 1, 01.01.2008, p. 17-19.

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