Reversal of hypertonic co-contraction after bilateral pallidal stimulation in generalised dystonia: a clinical and electromyogram case study


Liu, X., Tailor, J., Wang, S., Yianni, J., Stein, J. and Aziz, T.Z. (2004) Reversal of hypertonic co-contraction after bilateral pallidal stimulation in generalised dystonia: a clinical and electromyogram case study Movement Disorders, 19, (3), pp. 336-340. (doi:10.1002/mds.10655).

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In a patient of generalised dystonia treated with bilateral pallidal stimulation, serial surface EMGs recorded from the neck muscles during alternating head movements revealed progressive reduction in hypertonic activity and reversal of co-contraction to reciprocal contraction, which preceded clinical improvement.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1002/mds.10655
Keywords: dystonia, deep brain stimulation, electromyogram
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
R Medicine > RV Botanic, Thomsonian, and eclectic medicine
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Organisations: Human Sciences Group
ePrint ID: 49605
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March 2004Published
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:17
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/49605

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