Linda Ackermans

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Double-blind clinical trial of thalamic stimulation in patients with Tourette syndrome
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Oxfordlaan 10, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Brain 134:832-44. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Vertical gaze palsy after thalamic stimulation for Tourette syndrome: case report
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 61:E1100; discussion E1100. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in Tourette's syndrome: two targets?
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 21:709-13. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of thalamic deep brain stimulation in two patients with Tourette syndrome
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Oxfordlaan 10, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1068-72. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Single electrode and multiple electrode guided electrical stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in advanced Parkinson's disease
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, and European Graduate School of Neuroscience, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 61:346-55; discussion 355-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of subthalamic nucleus stimulation in advanced Parkinson disease on reaction time performance
    Yasin Temel
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Cellular Neuroscience, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202, AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 169:389-99. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in Tourette's Syndrome
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurotherapeutics 5:339-44. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation in advanced Parkinson disease: a four year follow-up study
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, University of Maastricht, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:157-65. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The neurosurgical treatment of addiction
    Bianca M L Stelten
    Maastricht Institute for Neuromodulative Development, Maastricht University and Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Neuromodulation in psychiatric disorders
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Neurobiol 107:283-314. 2012

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Double-blind clinical trial of thalamic stimulation in patients with Tourette syndrome
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Oxfordlaan 10, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Brain 134:832-44. 2011
    ..Further randomized controlled trials on other targets are urgently needed since the search for the optimal one is still ongoing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vertical gaze palsy after thalamic stimulation for Tourette syndrome: case report
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 61:E1100; discussion E1100. 2007
    ..We describe a patient who developed a vertical gaze paralysis after deep brain stimulation performed for intractable Tourette syndrome due to a small deep bleeding in the upper mesencephalon...
  3. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in Tourette's syndrome: two targets?
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 21:709-13. 2006
    ..These data show that bilateral DBS of the thalamus as well as of the GPi can have a good effect on tics and behavioral symptoms in patients suffering from intractable TS...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of thalamic deep brain stimulation in two patients with Tourette syndrome
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Oxfordlaan 10, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1068-72. 2010
    ..In this follow-up study, the authors report on the long-term (6 and 10 years) outcome in terms of tic reduction, cognition, mood and side effects of medial thalamic deep brain stimulation in two previously described Tourette patients...
  5. doi request reprint Single electrode and multiple electrode guided electrical stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in advanced Parkinson's disease
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, and European Graduate School of Neuroscience, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 61:346-55; discussion 355-7. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of subthalamic nucleus stimulation in advanced Parkinson disease on reaction time performance
    Yasin Temel
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Cellular Neuroscience, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202, AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 169:389-99. 2006
    ..The STN seems to be an important modulator of cognitive processing and STN DBS can differentially affect motor and associative circuits...
  7. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in Tourette's Syndrome
    Linda Ackermans
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurotherapeutics 5:339-44. 2008
    ..Since then, multiple targets have been used in a small number of patients, including the globus pallidus pars interna and the nucleus accumbens. Inclusion and exclusion criteria have been formulated to identify good candidates for DBS...
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation in advanced Parkinson disease: a four year follow-up study
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, University of Maastricht, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:157-65. 2005
    ..The stimulation induced behavioural changes need special consideration...
  9. doi request reprint The neurosurgical treatment of addiction
    Bianca M L Stelten
    Maastricht Institute for Neuromodulative Development, Maastricht University and Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E5. 2008
    ..With the expanding knowledge of the neurobiology of addiction, deep brain stimulation could be a future option in the treatment arsenal of addiction...
  10. doi request reprint Neuromodulation in psychiatric disorders
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int Rev Neurobiol 107:283-314. 2012
    ..Here, we review the clinical data on neuromodulation in the major psychiatric disorders. Relevant data from animal models will also be discussed to explain the neurobiological basis of the therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Automatic trajectory planning for deep brain stimulation: a feasibility study
    Ellen J L Brunenberg
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10:584-92. 2007
    ..A qualitative evaluation has shown that automatic avoidance of critical structures is feasible. The participating neurosurgeons estimate the time gain to be around 30 minutes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Neurosurgery 58:E590. 2006