Pallidotomy Parkinson Disease Surgery


Those Patients who can not affored the cost of DBS can benefit from pallidotomy. In Pallidotomy for Parkinson disease a small Thermocoagulation (circuit break) is done at postero-ventral part of Pallidum using stereotactic technique . Pallidotomy helps the patient on the controlateral side of surgery. It improves tremor, stiffness and drug induced side effects.

The Pallidotomy for parkinson disease is safe,risks and complications are rare.


Bilateral Pallidotomy is also possible but is avoided in lieu of more side effects related to surgery.


Surgery is done under local anesthesia patient is discharged after 48 hours

Total number of cases 52.