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Targeting the Subthalamic Nucleus for Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease: The Impact of High Field Strength MRI

By Dirk Winkler, Marc Tittgemeyer, Karl Strecker, Axel Goldammer, Jochen Helm, Johannes Schwarz and Jürgen Meixensberger

Submitted: April 4th 2011Reviewed: January 9th 2012Published: May 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/31794

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Dirk Winkler, Marc Tittgemeyer, Karl Strecker, Axel Goldammer, Jochen Helm, Johannes Schwarz and Jürgen Meixensberger (May 23rd 2012). Targeting the Subthalamic Nucleus for Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease: The Impact of High Field Strength MRI, Explicative Cases of Controversial Issues in Neurosurgery Francesco Signorelli, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/31794. Available from:

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