Letter to the Editor. ClearPoint versus frame-based MRI-guided and MRI-verified deep brain stimulation

Ludvic Zrinzo MD, FRCS, PhD 1 , Harith Akram MBChB, FRCS, PhD 1 , and Marwan Hariz MD, PhD 2
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  • 1 UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom; and
  • 2 Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Ludvic Zrinzo: l.zrinzo@ucl.ac.uk.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online January 17, 2020; DOI: 10.3171/2019.10.JNS192845.

Disclosures Boston Scientific has provided honoraria and travel expenses to Prof. Hariz for speaking at meetings and to Prof. Zrinzo for attending and presenting at educational activities.

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