TITLE

Successful GPi deep brain stimulation in a patient with adult onset primary axial dystonia

AUTHOR(S)
S Zittel
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jul2009, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p811
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
42322109

 

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