TITLE

IU plans more pallidotomies

AUTHOR(S)
Perrone, Ellen
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Indianapolis Business Journal;1/22/96, Vol. 16 Issue 45, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plans of the Indiana University Medical Center to increase the frequency of pallidotomy procedures for patients with Parkinson's disease. Operation mechanics of procedure; Comparison of pallidotomy surgeries in the 1950s and present.
ACCESSION #
9602041164

 

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