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Dams J, Siebert U, Bornschein B, et al. Cost-effectiveness of deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Mov Disord. 2013;28(6):763–771. Dieckmann G. Chronic mediothalamic stimulation for control of phobias. , Ballantine MBA, eds. Modern Concepts in Psychiatric Surgery. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 1979:85–93. Erba G, Moja L, Beghi E, et al. Barriers toward epilepsy surgery: a survey among practicing neurologists. Epilepsia 2012;53(1):35–43. Hilker R, Voges J, Ghaemi M, et al. Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus does not increase the striatal dopamine concentration in parkinsonian humans.

The dynamics in the pathophysiology clearly operate on a time scale that pharmacological agents cannot match. But DBS can match it. One may argue that the continuous application of electrical pulses differs little from continuous application of dopamine by fetal cell transplantation or other means. More important than constant application of electrical energy by DBS, however, are the aforementioned pulses occurring at millisecond intervals. 1 Peri-event raster and histogram of the neuronal activity (assessed by recording extracellular action potentials [spikes]) of a dopamine in a nonhuman primate trained to perform an arm movement in response to a cue.

The delay did not await new technologies or new realizations of the need for surgical therapies. Rather, it was the resurgence of interest in pallidotomies that paved the way for DBS. The resurgence of interest pallidotomies was because of the development of a theory that had explanatory power, specifically the Globus Pallidus Interna Rate theory. This theory posited overactivity of the globus pallidus interna as a consequence of dopamine depletion. The overactivity was thought to cause suppression of neuronal activity with the 16 2 0 T hings to K now A bout D eep B rain S timulation ventral oral posterior thalamus and subsequently in the motor cortex.

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