II. Description

  1. Partial ablation of Globus Pallidus
  2. Placed on posteroventral margin of lateral pallidum

III. Indications

  1. Severe refractory Parkinson's Disease
    1. Tremor
    2. Bradykinesia
    3. Levodopa-induced Dyskinesia
  2. Alternative to Thalamotomy

IV. Complications

  1. Cognitive deficits

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Ontology: Pallidotomy (C0195893)

Definition (MSH) Producing a lesion in the posteroventral portion of the medial GLOBUS PALLIDUS to treat PARKINSON DISEASE and other extrapyramidal disorders. The placement of the lesion is aided by STEREOTACTIC TECHNIQUES and imaging procedures.
Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
MSH D053860
SnomedCT 87060004
English Pallidotomy, Pallidotomies, pallidotomy, Pallidotomy (procedure)
Portuguese Palidotomia
Spanish Palidotomía, palidotomía (procedimiento), palidotomía
Italian Pallidotomia
German Pallidotomie
French Pallidotomie
Japanese 淡蒼球切裁, タンソウキュウセッサイ
Swedish Pallidotomi
Finnish Pallidotomia
Czech palidotomie, Palidotomie
Polish Nacięcie gałki bladej, Palidotomia
Hungarian Pallidotomia
Norwegian Pallidotomi
Dutch pallidotomie