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Table 1 Patient information and clinicopathological data of human BTIs

From: Deep brain stimulation-associated brain tissue imprints: a new in vivo approach to biological research in human Parkinson’s disease

Patients Gender Age, yr Disease duration, yr Implanted nuclei Neurosurgeon BTI number Left (L) or Right (R) Experiment
P1 F 41 6 STN A L1 SEM
R1 CB-IHC
P2 F 60 10 STN B L2 CB-IHC
R2 CB-IHC
P3 M 52 8 STN A L3 P
R3 T
P4 M 53 7 STN B L4 T
R4 T
P5 M 46 6 STN A L5 P
P6 M 54 11 STN B R6 P
P7 M 61 9 STN B L7 P
R7 P
P8 M 53 9 GPi B L8 P
R8 P
P9 F 45 10 GPi A L9 P
P10 M 69 14 GPi A L10 P
P11 F 59 12 GPi A L11 P
P12 M 52 11 GPi B R12 P
  1. Eight men (M) and 4 women (F) had been offered DBS in STN or GPi by neurosurgeon A or B. BTIs were obtained from left (L) or right (R) hemisphere and used for scanning electron microscopy (SEM), cellblock immunohistochemical (CB-IHC), proteomic (P) or transcriptomic (T) analyses