Marek Balaz

Summary

Affiliation: Masaryk University
Country: Czech Republic

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation of the subthalamic nucleus in executive functions: An intracerebral recording study
    Marek Balaz
    Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders Centre, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 23:553-7. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The effect of cortical repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on cognitive event-related potentials recorded in the subthalamic nucleus
    M Balaz
    Department of Neurology, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, 656 91, Brno, Czech Republic
    Exp Brain Res 203:317-27. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Cognitive event-related potentials and oscillations in the subthalamic nucleus
    Ivan Rektor
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Hospital, Pekarska 53, CZ 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Neurodegener Dis 7:160-2. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Cognitive activities in the subthalamic nucleus. Invasive studies
    Ivan Rektor
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S83-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Involvement of the subthalamic nucleus in cognitive functions -- a concept
    Marek Balaz
    Central European Institute of Technology CEITEC, Department of Neurology, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 310:96-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The role of brain shift, patient age, and Parkinson's disease duration in the difference between anatomical and electrophysiological targets for subthalamic stimulation
    Jan Chrastina
    Department of Neurosurgery Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Br J Neurosurg 27:676-82. 2013
  7. doi request reprint DBS amplitude setting can improve aspects of quality of life in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Marek Balaz
    1st Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, St Anne s University Hospital, Pekarska 53, 65691, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neural Transm 120:643-8. 2013

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Participation of the subthalamic nucleus in executive functions: An intracerebral recording study
    Marek Balaz
    Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders Centre, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, Brno, Czech Republic
    Mov Disord 23:553-7. 2008
    ..This could suggest that the STN takes part in the executive function processing...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of cortical repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on cognitive event-related potentials recorded in the subthalamic nucleus
    M Balaz
    Department of Neurology, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, 656 91, Brno, Czech Republic
    Exp Brain Res 203:317-27. 2010
    ..Connections (the IFC-STN hyperdirect pathway) with the cortex that bypass the BG-thalamocortical circuitries could explain the position of the STN in the processing of executive functions...
  3. doi request reprint Cognitive event-related potentials and oscillations in the subthalamic nucleus
    Ivan Rektor
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Hospital, Pekarska 53, CZ 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    Neurodegener Dis 7:160-2. 2010
    ..The cognitive role of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) remains largely unknown...
  4. doi request reprint Cognitive activities in the subthalamic nucleus. Invasive studies
    Ivan Rektor
    First Department of Neurology, Masaryk University, St Anne s Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S83-6. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Involvement of the subthalamic nucleus in cognitive functions -- a concept
    Marek Balaz
    Central European Institute of Technology CEITEC, Department of Neurology, St Anne s University Hospital, Medical School of Masaryk University, Pekarska 53, 656 91 Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neurol Sci 310:96-9. 2011
    ..The exact role of the STN and the BG in non-motor functions remains an important and interesting challenge for future research...
  6. doi request reprint The role of brain shift, patient age, and Parkinson's disease duration in the difference between anatomical and electrophysiological targets for subthalamic stimulation
    Jan Chrastina
    Department of Neurosurgery Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University, St Anne s Teaching Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
    Br J Neurosurg 27:676-82. 2013
    ..Brain shift is not the only causative factor of the difference. The possible roles of age, Parkinson's disease duration, and late motor complications duration were also not confirmed by study results. ..
  7. doi request reprint DBS amplitude setting can improve aspects of quality of life in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Marek Balaz
    1st Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, St Anne s University Hospital, Pekarska 53, 65691, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Neural Transm 120:643-8. 2013
    ..The meticulous observation of QoL should be a routine part of assessments before and after the DBS STN surgery, and can even aid during the parameter setting...