J Volkmann

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Selecting deep brain stimulation or infusion therapies in advanced Parkinson's disease: an evidence-based review
    Jens Volkmann
    Department of Neurology, University Clinic of Würzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Neurol 260:2701-14. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Pallidal deep brain stimulation in patients with primary generalised or segmental dystonia: 5-year follow-up of a randomised trial
    Jens Volkmann
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Lancet Neurol 11:1029-38. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The Wilson films--Parkinson's disease
    Jens Volkmann
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Mov Disord 26:2475-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Failure of deep brain stimulation of the posterior inferior hypothalamus in chronic cluster headache - report of two cases and review of the literature
    M O Pinsker
    Department of Neurosurgery, UK SH, Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 69:76-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy and distortion of deep brain stimulation electrodes on postoperative MRI and CT
    M O Pinsker
    Department of Neurosurgery, UK SH, Kiel, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 69:144-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation of the internal globus pallidus in dystonia: target localisation under general anaesthesia
    M O Pinsker
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:751-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Subthalamic nucleus stimulation modulates audiospinal reactions in Parkinson disease
    M Potter
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Schittenhelmstr 10 m D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Neurology 70:1445-51. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Neuronal activity of the human subthalamic nucleus in the parkinsonian and nonparkinsonian state
    F Steigerwald
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Schittenhelmstr 10, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 100:2515-24. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Kinematic effects of subthalamic stimulation on reach-to-grasp movements in Parkinson's disease
    M Pötter-Nerger
    Dept of Neurology, Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:32-6. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of subthalamic fibre tracts reduces dyskinesias in STN-DBS
    J Herzog
    Department of Neurology, Neurozentrum, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:679-84. 2007

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Publications32

  1. pmc Selecting deep brain stimulation or infusion therapies in advanced Parkinson's disease: an evidence-based review
    Jens Volkmann
    Department of Neurology, University Clinic of Würzburg, Josef Schneider Str 11, 97080, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Neurol 260:2701-14. 2013
    ..For each scenario, pragmatic and (if available) evidence-based recommendations are provided as to which patients could be candidates for either DBS, DLI, or subcutaneous apomorphine. ..
  2. doi request reprint Pallidal deep brain stimulation in patients with primary generalised or segmental dystonia: 5-year follow-up of a randomised trial
    Jens Volkmann
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Lancet Neurol 11:1029-38. 2012
    ..We assessed the safety and efficacy of pallidal neurostimulation in patients with primary generalised or segmental dystonia prospectively followed up for 5 years in a controlled multicentre trial...
  3. doi request reprint The Wilson films--Parkinson's disease
    Jens Volkmann
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Mov Disord 26:2475-6. 2011
    ..Short sequences in the Wilson film illustrate clinical aspects of bradykinesia and tremor in Parkinson's disease. What might have been the motivation of Wilson to capture these symptoms, and how would we view them today?..
  4. doi request reprint Failure of deep brain stimulation of the posterior inferior hypothalamus in chronic cluster headache - report of two cases and review of the literature
    M O Pinsker
    Department of Neurosurgery, UK SH, Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 69:76-9. 2008
    ..Recently, deep brain stimulation of the posterior hypothalamus has been shown to be effective in the treatment of drug-resistant chronic cluster headache...
  5. doi request reprint Accuracy and distortion of deep brain stimulation electrodes on postoperative MRI and CT
    M O Pinsker
    Department of Neurosurgery, UK SH, Kiel, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 69:144-7. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the relation and size of these artefacts to the electrodes by comparing the position of the electrodes in postoperative MR and CT imaging...
  6. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation of the internal globus pallidus in dystonia: target localisation under general anaesthesia
    M O Pinsker
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 151:751-8. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint Subthalamic nucleus stimulation modulates audiospinal reactions in Parkinson disease
    M Potter
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Schittenhelmstr 10 m D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Neurology 70:1445-51. 2008
    ..In this study, we assessed whether modulation of basal ganglia activity by high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN-HFS) in PD had an impact on the brainstem-controlled startle system...
  8. doi request reprint Neuronal activity of the human subthalamic nucleus in the parkinsonian and nonparkinsonian state
    F Steigerwald
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Schittenhelmstr 10, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    J Neurophysiol 100:2515-24. 2008
    ..In addition, they emphasize abnormalities in the patterning and dynamics of neuronal discharges in the parkinsonian STN, which support current concepts of abnormal motor loop oscillations in Parkinson's disease...
  9. doi request reprint Kinematic effects of subthalamic stimulation on reach-to-grasp movements in Parkinson's disease
    M Pötter-Nerger
    Dept of Neurology, Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:32-6. 2013
    ..Parkinsonian patients demonstrate particular difficulties when performing sequential motor tasks compared to simple movements indicating an important role of the basal ganglia in switching between different motor programs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of subthalamic fibre tracts reduces dyskinesias in STN-DBS
    J Herzog
    Department of Neurology, Neurozentrum, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Mov Disord 22:679-84. 2007
    ..We propose that pallidofugal fiber tracts play a major role in the etiopathology of dyskinesias and their blockade through DBS may explain our observations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of propofol anesthesia on pallidal neuronal discharges in generalized dystonia
    F Steigerwald
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Schittenhelmstr 10, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 386:156-9. 2005
    ..Our data support the pathophysiological model of a decreased basal ganglia output in dystonia and argue against a possible pharmacological artifact...
  12. doi request reprint Electrode implantation for deep brain stimulation in dystonia: a fast spin-echo inversion-recovery sequence technique for direct stereotactic targeting of the GPI
    M O Pinsker
    Department of Neurosurgery, UK SH, Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 69:71-5. 2008
    ..We present our technique for direct preoperative visualization of the target using a fast spin-echo inversion-recovery (FSE-IR) sequence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of pallidal or subthalamic nucleus stimulation in advanced PD
    J Volkmann
    Department of Neurology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Neurology 56:548-51. 2001
    ..These advantages contrasted with a need for more intensive postoperative monitoring and a higher incidence of adverse events related to levodopa withdrawal...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of subthalamic stimulation and medication on proximal and distal bradykinesia in Parkinson's disease
    M Pötter-Nerger
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany
    Eur Neurol 62:114-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of a new instrument for bedside testing of proximal arm and distal finger tapping performance in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of alcohol on gait in patients with essential tremor
    S Klebe
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Germany
    Neurology 65:96-101. 2005
    ..To study the effect of ethanol on gait in patients with essential tremor (ET)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for idiopathic or secondary movement disorders
    H M Mehdorn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel Medical Center, Kiel, Germany
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 93:105-11. 2005
    ..Presenting our clinical series of 179 patients operated upon since 1999, the indications, risks and benefits for the patients are discussed in order to further improve the techniques and their applications...
  17. pmc Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's disease: evaluation of active electrode contacts
    W Hamel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:1036-46. 2003
    ..The site of permanent stimulation is the subject of ongoing debate, as stimulation both within and adjacent to the subthalamic nucleus may be effective...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of bilateral pallidal or subthalamic stimulation on gait in advanced Parkinson's disease
    N Allert
    Department of Neurology, , Germany
    Mov Disord 16:1076-85. 2001
    ..Hence, the increase in gait velocity in the STN group was almost exclusively due to a significant increase in step length, while in the GPi group statistically non-significant increases in both step length and cadence contributed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation of the internal pallidum did not improve chorea in a patient with neuro-acanthocytosis
    G Wihl
    Department of Neurology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Mov Disord 16:572-5. 2001
    ..Prior to this surgery the patient had experienced a striking but short lived amelioration of symptoms with clozapine therapy...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of controlled-release levodopa on the microstructure of sleep in Parkinson's disease
    S Wailke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Germany
    Eur J Neurol 18:590-6. 2011
    ..Hence, the question arises whether the disrupted sleep pattern in Parkinson's disease (PD) is responsive to dopaminergic treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and its neuropsychological implications
    H M Mehdorn
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Clinics of Schleswig Holstein Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 101:9-12. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Different cortical organization of visceral and somatic sensation in humans
    A Schnitzler
    Department of Neurology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 11:305-15. 1999
    ..We propose that this cortical projection pattern forms the neurophysiological basis of the low temporal and spatial resolution of conscious visceral sensation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Treatment of severe tardive dystonia with pallidal deep brain stimulation
    T Trottenberg
    Department of Neurology, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Neurology 64:344-6. 2005
    ..7 SD of the motor part of the Burke-Fahn-Marsden Dystonia Rating Scale) improvement of dystonia and functional disability without adverse events...
  24. ncbi request reprint The effect of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on autogenic inhibition in Parkinson disease
    M Potter
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Neurology 63:1234-9. 2004
    ..The authors investigated the effect of high frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN-HFS) on autogenic inhibition in PD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus for Parkinson's disease: a therapy approaching evidence-based standards
    G Deuschl
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Niemannsweg 147, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    J Neurol 250:I43-6. 2003
    ..Further studies should specifically address the questions of efficacy and side effects as well as the impact on quality of life...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gait analysis of sporadic and hereditary spastic paraplegia
    S Klebe
    Neurologische Klinik, Christian Albrechts Universitat, Niemannsweg 147, 24105, Kiel, Germany
    J Neurol 251:571-8. 2004
    ..Spastic paraparesis is the major and most disabling clinical symptom and was assessed with gait analysis using a three-dimensional infrared movement analysis system...
  27. ncbi request reprint Startle stimuli exert opposite effects on human cortical and spinal motor system excitability in leg muscles
    T V Ilić
    Clinic of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Germany
    Physiol Res 60:S101-6. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Hypothalamic deep brain stimulation for cluster headache: experience from a new multicase series
    T Bartsch
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    Cephalalgia 28:285-95. 2008
    ..Future controlled multicentre trials will need to confirm this open-label experience and should help to better define predictive factors for non-responders...
  29. ncbi request reprint No benefit of 3,4-diaminopyridine in essential tremor: a placebo-controlled crossover study
    D Lorenz
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    Neurology 66:1753-5. 2006
    ..They did not find any significant change in tremor severity as measured by clinical ratings or accelerometry...
  30. ncbi request reprint Two different pathogenetic mechanisms in psychogenic tremor
    J Raethjen
    Department of Neurology, University of Kiel, Germany
    Neurology 63:812-5. 2004
    ..But some patients have tremor ongoing during their waking time which is unlikely to be produced voluntarily. Therefore, nonvoluntary physiologic oscillatory mechanisms must be considered...
  31. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease
    J Volkmann
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:S462-5. 2007
    ..Current evidence suggests that for patients fulfilling these selection criteria deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus is superior to standard oral drug therapy in maintaining a good level of health-related quality of life...
  32. ncbi request reprint Deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease
    G Deuschl
    Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Niemannsweg 147, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    J Neurol 249:III/36-9. 2002
    ..However, prospective studies for this procedure are lacking and some clinical problems may be more easily solved with targeting the internal pallidum or the thalamus. Despite major progress in this field, much work remains to be done...