- JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH Journal
- July 2011
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- The establishment of new therapeutic indications for deep brain stimulation (DBS) is ambitiously promoted though the underlying mechanisms remain contested. Here, we report that PET-imaging and subsequent c-Fos-immunostaining in rats constitute a new translational approach to further understand DBS-mechanisms and -effectiveness.
- deep brain stimulation; subthalamic nucleus; fdg-pet; c-fos-immunostaining; brain activity patterns