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Deep brain stimulation of which structure is safe and effective for reducing tremors in Parkinson's disease?

A. Putamen
B. Caudate
C. Thalamus
D. Substantia nigra
E. Red nucleus

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ANS: C
Rationale: Deep brain stimulation of the thalamus is safe and effective for reducing Parkinson's disease tremors.

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