Treatment of essential and dystonic head tremor by subthalamic or pallidal deep brain stimulation

C. Buhmann, C.K.E. Moll, S. Zittel, A. Gulberti, A. Münchau, M. Westphal & W. Hamel
Objective: Head tremor may be associated with or the predominant symptom of patients with essential tremor (ET) or dystonia (DT). The globus pallidus internus (GPI) and the ventrolateral thalamus/subthalamic region ("VIM") represent competing targets for deep brain stimulation (DBS). [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]