V Visser-Vandewalle

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Affiliation: University Hospital Maastricht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bilateral high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in patients with multiple system atrophy--parkinsonism. Report of four cases
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 98:882-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic bilateral thalamic stimulation: a new therapeutic approach in intractable Tourette syndrome. Report of three cases
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 99:1094-100. 2003
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint DBS in tourette syndrome: rationale, current status and future prospects
    V Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 97:215-22. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in movement disorders. The applications reconsidered
    V Visser-Vandewalle
    Dept of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Belg 104:33-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term motor effect of unilateral pallidal stimulation in 26 patients with advanced Parkinson disease
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 99:701-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of hardware infections following deep brain stimulation
    Y Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:355-61; discussion 361. 2004
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Thalamus and penile erection
    Y Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Impot Res 16:505-11. 2004

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Bilateral high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in patients with multiple system atrophy--parkinsonism. Report of four cases
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 98:882-7. 2003
    ..There was a beneficial effect of STN HFS in these four patients on both a short-term and a long-term basis. A larger prospective study is justified...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic bilateral thalamic stimulation: a new therapeutic approach in intractable Tourette syndrome. Report of three cases
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 99:1094-100. 2003
    ..Chronic thalamic HFS may be an effective and safe treatment for medically intractable TS in adult patients. Unwanted stimulation-induced side effects may occur...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint DBS in tourette syndrome: rationale, current status and future prospects
    V Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 97:215-22. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in movement disorders. The applications reconsidered
    V Visser-Vandewalle
    Dept of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurol Belg 104:33-6. 2004
    ..Three TS patients are presented on which bilateral thalamic stimulation was performed. At long-term follow-up, all major tics had disappeared, as well as associated behavioral disturbances...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term motor effect of unilateral pallidal stimulation in 26 patients with advanced Parkinson disease
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 99:701-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term effects of unilateral pallidal stimulation on motor function in selected patients with advanced Parkinson disease (PD)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Management of hardware infections following deep brain stimulation
    Y Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:355-61; discussion 361. 2004
    ..To report our experience on hardware-related infections following deep brain stimulation (DBS)...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Thalamus and penile erection
    Y Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Impot Res 16:505-11. 2004
    ..This pathway is thought to transmit peripheral sexual sensations. On the whole, the present data on the role of the thalamus in erection are far from complete and future experiments are required to delineate its involvement...
  11. ncbi request reprint High frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus improves speed of locomotion but impairs forelimb movement in Parkinsonian rats
    R Vlamings
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroscience 148:815-23. 2007
    ..The static features of gait were only significantly influenced with low amplitude. Remarkably, STN stimulation affected predominantly the forepaws/limbs...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Buspirone induced acute and chronic changes of neural activation in the periaqueductal gray of rats
    L W Lim
    Department of Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neuroscience 155:164-73. 2008
    ..This indicates that the longitudinal anatomical structure of the PAG possesses a different level of receptor sensitivity of 5-HT(1A) in the pathophysiology of anxiety and panic disorder...
  14. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation of the thalamus can influence penile erection
    Y Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Impot Res 16:91-4. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgery in Tourette syndrome
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Academic Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 19:3-14. 2004
    ..To date, 3 patients have been reported who underwent bilateral thalamic stimulation, with promising results on tics and obsessive-compulsive symptoms...
  16. ncbi request reprint Targets for deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, P Debyelaan 25, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Expert Opin Ther Targets 10:355-62. 2006
    ..In this review, the authors give an overview of the targets that have been used for DBS in PD and discuss patient-specific targeting...
  17. ncbi request reprint Behavioural changes after bilateral subthalamic stimulation in advanced Parkinson disease: a systematic review
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, P Debyelaan 25, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 12:265-72. 2006
    ..The extent to which these changes occur has not yet been established. The aim of the present study was to systematically analyse behavioural changes of bilateral STN DBS...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Inhibition of 5-HT neuron activity and induction of depressive-like behavior by high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17087-92. 2007
    ..More generally, the powerful interaction between the STN and 5-HT system uncovered here offers insights into the high level of comorbidity of basal ganglia disease and mood disorder...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Motor and cognitive improvement by deep brain stimulation in a transgenic rat model of Huntington's disease
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Division of Cellular Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Lett 406:138-41. 2006
    ..This data indicate that GPe DBS can be used to treat cognitive and motor dysfunction in HD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Protection of nigral cell death by bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Division of Cellular Neurosciences, Maastricht University, and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Brain Res 1120:100-5. 2006
    ..These data provide the first evidence in vivo that bilateral STN DBS is useful for protecting midbrain dopaminergic neurons from cell death in PD...
  23. ncbi request reprint History of the corpus luysii: 1865-1995
    Rob Hameleers
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, European Graduate School of Neuroscience, P Debyelaan 25, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Neurol 63:1340-2. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Premature responding following bilateral stimulation of the rat subthalamic nucleus is amplitude and frequency dependent
    Lieve Desbonnet
    Department of Neuroscience, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Brain Res 1008:198-204. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the overall effects of DBS on neuronal cells cannot be classified simply as being "inhibitory" and evidently mediates its effects by more complex mechanisms than lesions of the same brain area...
  25. ncbi request reprint The microanatomical environment of the subthalamic nucleus. Technical note
    Kim Rijkers
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 107:198-201. 2007
    ..The images allow an optimal analysis of the microenvironment of the STN in the three orthogonal planes and can be used for 3D reconstructions of this area with possible clinical applications in the future...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Role of the brain in the control of erection
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neuro Surgery, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, University Hospital Maastricht, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, Netherlands
    Asian J Androl 8:259-64. 2006
    ..Within the brain circuit of erection, the thalamus serves as a gate-controller in which all relevant information is evaluated and further processed to higher and lower centres...
  28. ncbi request reprint Monopolar versus bipolar high frequency stimulation in the rat subthalamic nucleus: differences in histological damage
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neuroscience, European Graduate School of Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Lett 367:92-6. 2004
    ..This can be achieved by decreasing the present current densities to a level comparable to the human situation...
  29. ncbi request reprint The functional role of the subthalamic nucleus in cognitive and limbic circuits
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Maastricht, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Prog Neurobiol 76:393-413. 2005
    ..In conclusion, it can be stated that the STN has anatomically a central position within the basal ganglia thalamocortical associative and limbic circuits and is functionally a potent regulator of these pathways...
  30. ncbi request reprint The subthalamic nucleus: From response selection to execution
    Sonny K H Tan
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Division Cellular Neurosciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Chem Neuroanat 31:155-61. 2006
    ..In the present review, we discuss the findings of these preclinical studies on cognitive parameters and outline the anatomical and functional place of the STN in the basal ganglia cognitive circuit...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Saccadic latency during electrical stimulation of the human subthalamic nucleus
    Yasin Temel
    Curr Biol 18:R412-4. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint Hypomobility after DOI administration can be reversed by subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation
    Rob Hameleers
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Behav Brain Res 185:65-7. 2007
    ..p.) reduced the behavioural activity of the animals and that STN HFS reversed these effects. This study provides the first evidence that the therapeutic effect of STN HFS may also be mediated by a 5-HT-dependent mechanism...
  34. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
    Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
    Neurosurgery 58:E590. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Acute and separate modulation of motor and cognitive performance in parkinsonian rats by bilateral stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus
    Yasin Temel
    Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Division Cellular Neurosciences, European Graduate School of Neuroscience EURON, The Netherlands
    Exp Neurol 193:43-52. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Patient selection and assessment recommendations for deep brain stimulation in Tourette syndrome
    Jonathan W Mink
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Mov Disord 21:1831-8. 2006
    ....