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Postural Sway as a Measure of Disease Severity in Parkinson's Disease

Lueck, Christian; Ilschner, Susanne; Looi, Jeffrey; Apthorp, Deborah


Introduction The severity of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is difficult to assess accurately owing to the lack of a robust biological marker of disease progression, with consequent implications for prognosis and treatment. The current standard measure is the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) but this is hampered by considerable variability between observers and within subjects. Postural sway correlates well with complex brain functioning in other conditions. This study aimed to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Conference paper
Source: Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp-2018-ANZAN.20
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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