What can be learned from recording local field potentials from the brain via implanted electrodes used to treat patients with movement disorders?

Xuguang Liu

Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK

Compared with other measurable signs of brain activity (chemical, metabolic and vascular), electrical activity can be recorded with high temporal and three-dimensional spatial resolution. Furthermore, these electrophysiological signals provide valuable information for the diagnosis and assessment of neurological conditions.

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