Bilateral globus pallidus internus stimulation for intractable Gilles de la Tourette syndrome – are we after the right target?

J.H. Mehrkens, S. Dehning, B. Feddersen, N. Müller & K. Bötzel
Objective: The application of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS) has come into focus in recent years with the Globus pallidus internus (GPi) as one possible target. Here, we present the results of six patients with intractable GTS who underwent bilateral GPi-DBS. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]