Long-term outcomes of pallidal deep brain stimulation in X-linked dystonia parkinsonism (XDP): Up to 84 months follow-up and review of literature.

Affiliation

Department of Neurosciences, College of Medicine - Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila, Philippines; Philippine Movement Disorder Surgery Center (PhilMove) and Department of Medicine, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, San Juan City, Philippines; Movement Disorders Service and Section of Neurology, Institute for Neurosciences, St. Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City and Global City, Philippines. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism (XDP/DYT3/Lubag) patients had improved dystonia and parkinsonism with bilateral pallidal deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the literature.

Keywords

DYT3,Deep brain stimulation surgery,Dystonia,Globus pallidus interna,Lubag,Parkinsonism,XDP,