Chronic Cerebellar Stimulation in Spastic Choreo-Athetosis

  • K. Vaernet
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 24)


Cerebellar modification of hypertonus was first demonstrated in 1897, when Loewenthal and Horsley 9 and Sherrington 12 independently reported that decerebrate rigidity could be relaxed by stimulation of the anterior lobe of the cerebellum.


Cerebellar Cortex Electrode Array Anterior Lobe Cerebellar Stimulation Cerebellar Projection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Vaernet
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  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryRigshospitaletCopenhagenDenmark

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