Effect of neurostimulation on camptocormia in Parkinson's disease depends on symptom duration

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Schulz-Schaeffer, Walter J.; Margraf, Nils G.; Munser, Sari; Wrede, Arne; Buhmann, Carsten; Deuschl, Günther; Oehlwein, Christian;
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Movement Disorders,volume 30,issue 3,pages368-372 (issn: 0885-3185, eissn: 1531-8257)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/mds.26081, pmc: PMC5132064
  • Subject: Retrospective Studies | Research Article | Parkinson’s disease; camptocormia; deep brain stimulation; nucleus subthalamicus; proprioception | nucleus subthalamicus | Aged | Middle Aged | Parkinson Disease | Visual Analog Scale | proprioception | Multivariate Analysis | Spinal Curvatures | Treatment Outcome | deep brain stimulation | Muscular Atrophy, Spinal | Levodopa | Subthalamic Nucleus | camptocormia | Dopamine Agents | Research Articles | Aged, 80 and over | Female | Humans | Male | Parkinson's disease

ABSTRACT Although some reports on neurostimulation are positive, no effective treatment method for camptocormia in Parkinson's disease (PD) is known to date. We aim to identify prognostic factors for a beneficial DBS effect on camptocormia. In an observational cohort st... View more
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