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journal article 
Author(s):
Zhang, Huiwei; Wang, Yuanyuan; Liang, Jinchuan; Förster, Stefan; Wu, Ping; Zhao, Jun; Guan, Yihui; Zuo, Chuantao 
Title:
Dopamine transporter changes after unilateral deep brain stimulation in progressive Parkinson's disease: a case report. 
Abstract:
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) at the subthalamic nucleus has been approved as an effective treatment for refractory symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). Studies have shown that bilateral DBS surgery in PD patients results in clinical improvement without reducing dopamine transporter function. Here, we report our longitudinal findings in one PD patient, ie, decreases in striatal dopamine transporter binding during one year of follow-up after unilateral DBS at the subthalamic nucleus. Based on thi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
10 
Pages contribution:
607-11 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1176-6328 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik