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Table 1 Electrode positions and clinical stimulation effects

From: Stimulation dependent induction of fear and depression in deep brain stimulation: a case report

Position in relation to mid-commissural point Left Right UPDRS III BDI HAMDS
  x (medial-lateral) y (ventral-dorsal) z (rostral-caudal) x (medial-lateral) y (ventral-dorsal) z (rostral-caudal)    
Calculated STN position −12 −2 −4 12 −2 −4    
Intraoperative macrostimulation −9 −2 −8 11 −2 −7    
Postoperative stimulation        45 4 5
Stimulator off          
Contact position:depression −9 −2 −4.5 to −3.0 11 −3 −3.5 to −2.0 12 14 14
Contact position: no depression −9 −2 −2.5 to −1.0 11 −3 −1.5 to 0.0 14 3 5
  1. STN: Subthalamic nucleus.
  2. BDI: Beck depression inventory.
  3. HAMDS: Hamilton Depression scale.
  4. UPDRS III: Unified Parkinson's disease rating scale, motorscale.
  5. Bold Boxes: Fear induction at this electrode position.