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magnetic_resonance_guided_focused_ultrasound_thalamotomy

Magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy

Magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound (MRgHIFU) thalamotomy destroyed tissues by focusing a high-energy beam on the ventralis intermedius nucleus of the thalamus.

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A single case report of MR-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for tremor in fragile X associated tremor ataxia syndrome 1).

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Cerquera C, Rumià J, Herrera JM, Moreno V, Bargalló N, Valldeoriola F. A single case report of MR-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for tremor in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2016 Apr 4. pii: S1353-8020(16)30080-3. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2016.04.002. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27066991.
magnetic_resonance_guided_focused_ultrasound_thalamotomy.txt · Last modified: 2016/04/23 16:41 (external edit)