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What regions of the basal ganglia might, if inhibited, result in alleviation of Parkinson's disease symptoms?

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In brief: DBS

The technique of deep brain stimulation, inserting electrodes into areas of the basal ganglia and sub thalamic nucleus can substantially assist Parkinson's patients who still respond to L-DOPA

In brief: DBS

The technique of deep brain stimulation, inserting electrodes into areas of the basal ganglia and sub thalamic nucleus can substantially assist Parkinson's patients who still respond to L-DOPA
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