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Mechanisms of High Frequency Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Parkinson's Disease: From Local to Distal Effects on the Basal Ganglia Network

By Marc Savasta, Carole Carcenac and Sabrina Boulet

Submitted: October 15th 2010Reviewed: June 6th 2011Published: September 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/16870

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Marc Savasta, Carole Carcenac and Sabrina Boulet (September 22nd 2011). Mechanisms of High Frequency Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Parkinson's Disease: From Local to Distal Effects on the Basal Ganglia Network, Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson's Disease, Abdul Qayyum Rana, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/16870. Available from:

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