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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
May, A; Leone, M; Boecker, H; Sprenger, T; Juergens, T; Bussone, G; Tolle, TR 
Title:
Hypothalamic deep brain stimulation in positron emission tomography. 
Abstract:
Recently, functional imaging data have underscored the crucial role the hypothalamus plays in cluster headache, one of the most severe forms of primary headache. This prompted the application of hypothalamic deep brain stimulation. Yet, it is not apparent how stimulation of an area that is thought to act as a pace-maker for acute headache attacks is able to prevent these attacks from occurring. We addressed this issue by examining 10 operated chronic cluster headache patients, using H2(15O)-posi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Neurosci 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
13 
Pages contribution:
3589-93 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0270-6474 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik