Posteroventral pallidotomy in Parkinson’s Disease

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) HTA Report #2.

This paper is intended as a short overview of the effectiveness and status of a neurosurgical procedure, posteroventral pallidotomy (PVP), which is used in the treatment of some people with Parkinson's Disease.


NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats; the format was determined by the agency for which the document was produced.

Publication Type: Health Technology Assessments /
Systematic Reviews

Year of Publication: 1997

Topics: Chronic Diseases / Disorders

Authors: Christa Harstall, David Hailey

ISBN (print): 0-9697154-4-7

ISSN: 1704-1090

ISSN (online): 1704-1104