Local field potentials as an intraoperative targeting tool for deep brain stimulation surgery in Parkinson's disease

Florian Grimm, Daniel Weiss, Georgios Naros, Sorin Breit, Tobias Wächter, Rejko Krüger, Jeremy Hill & Alireza Gharabaghi
Objective: Extraoperative studies of local field potentials (LFP) activity in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients suggest that exaggerated beta band oscillatory activity is a typical pathological correlate for the neurological impairment of these patients. We investigated[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]