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Unilateral Pallidotomy Vs. Unilateral Electrical Stimulation of GPI in bilateral symptoms of Parkinson’s disease at one year follow-up
Soto J, Jiménez F, Madrigal A, Velasco F, Velasco M ,Carrillo JD and Castro G.
Functional Neurosurgery, Stereotactic and Radiosurgery Unit
General Hospital of México.

Isaacs's syndrome following paralytic poliomyelitis
Palomeque G, Ibáñez R, Flores JM, Vaamonde J.

Fatigue, depression and sleep in Parkinson’s disease
Leora L. Borek, MD, Joseph H. Friedman, MD

White matter normalization – a novel analysis method with improved sensitivity can detect large decreases in cortical CBF in early Parkinson’s disease.
Borghammer P1, Ostergaard K2, Jonsdottir KY3, Gjedde A1,3.
1PET centre, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, 2Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, 3Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

Pattern of Lewy Pathology Progression Suggested by Braak Staging System is Supported by Analysis of a Population-based Cohort of Patients
John E. Duda, MD, Joseph V. Noorigian, BS, Helen Petrovitch, MD, Lon R. White, MD, MPH, G. Webster Ross, MD

The validity and responsiveness of the Japanese version of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group Rating Scale (IRLS)
Yuichi Inoue1, Yasunori Oka1, Hiroaki Matsuda2, Tatsuo Kagimura2, Tadashi Kusunoki3, Kenji Kuroda4, Koichi Hirata5, Taneyoshi Nozawa6
1Japan Somnology Center, Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, 2Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim Co. Ltd., 3Japanese Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, 4Hannan Hospital, 5 Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 6Toranomon hospital, Showa University School of Medicine

Nocturnal vocalization in pure autonomic failure
K. Kashihara, M. Ohno, S. Kawada, T. Imamura
Department of Neurology, Okayama Kyokuto Hospital

¹H-MRS experiences after bilateral DBS of the STN in Parkinson’s disease
Llumiguano C, Auer T, Kosztolanyi P, Kovacs N, Schwarcz A, Doczi T, Balas I.

Parkinsonism epidemiology and nosological structure in the Central - Western Ukraine
S. Moskovko G. Moskovko (Vinnitsa National Medical University, Vinnitsa, Ukraine)

Is there any relationship between the Modified Ashworth Scale scores and alpha motoneuron excitability indicators?
G. R. Olyaei, N, Ghotbi, M. R. Hadian, N. N. Ansari and H. Bagheri
Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Anticipation and integracional repeat instability of spinocerebellar ataxia type 17 (SCA17)
Rasmussen, Astrid1,2; De Biase, Irene1; Alonso, Elisa2; Bidichandani, Sanjay1. 1University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA; 2Instituto Nacional de Neurologia y Neurocirugia Manuel Velasco Suarez, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico.

Effects of tea polyphenols in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders in chronic lead-poined rats
REBAI Ouafa and DJEBLI Nour Eddine
Department of Biology
University of Mostaganem 27000 Algeria

Neuropsychological outcomes after 6-months of Deep Brain Stimulation vs. Best Medical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease: Outcomes from the VA CSP#468 Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center Trial
Johannes C. Rothlind Ph.D. and Michele K. York Ph.D. (for the CSP#468 study group)

Use of Visual Evoke Potential’s  in Pallidal surgery for secondary dystonia in children.
Milind Sankhe, Vrajesh Udani, Charulata Sankla.
Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Pediatric Neurology, P. D. Hinduja National hospital, Mumbai. India.

Deep brain stimulation in belly dancer´s dyskinesia
Schrader C1, Capelle H2, Kinfe T2, Dengler R1, Krauss JK2
1 Dept. of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
2 Dept of Neurosurgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Long-Term Follow-Up of Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease
E. Mamikonyan, A. Siderowf, J. Duda, M. Potenza, S. Horn, M. Stern, D. Weintraub

Cardiac valvular regurgitation and dopamine agonists (DAs) in Parkinson’s disease (PD)
M Steiger;1 W Jost;2 F Grandas;3 G Van Camp4
1The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK; 2German Diagnostic Clinic, Department of Neurology, Wiesbaden, Germany; 3Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Department of Neurology, Madrid, Spain; 4UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

Death and Suicide Ideation in Parkinson’s Disease
S. Nazem, J. Duda, A. Siderowf, G. Brown, M. Stern, D. Weintraub

Variants in the Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase (nNOS, NOS1) Gene are Associated with Restless Legs Syndrome
Juliane Winkelmann1,2,3, Peter Lichtner1,3, Barbara Schormair1,3, Manfred Uhr2, Stephanie Hauk1,3, Karin Stiasny-Kolster4, Claudia Trenkwalder5, Walter Paulus6, Ines Peglau7, Ilonka Eisensehr8, Thomas Illig9, H.-Erich Wichmann9, Hildegard Pfister2, Jelena Golic3, Thomas Bettecken2, Benno Pütz2, Florian Holsboer2, Thomas Meitinger1,3, Bertram Müller-Myhsok2
1Institute of Human Genetics, GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health, Munich, Germany, 2Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany, 3Technical University, Institute of Human Genetics, Munich, Germany, 4Philipps University Marburg, Dept. of Neurology, Marburg, Germany, 5Paracelsius-Elena Klinik, Kassel, Germany, 6University of Göttingen, Dept. of Neurophysiology, Göttingen, Germany, 7Neurologische Praxis, Berlin, Germany, 8Neurologische Praxis Sendlingerstrasse, Munich, Germany, 9Institute of Epidemiology, GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health, Munich, Germany

Dispersion of ventricular repolarization as diagnostic tool in the assessment of autonomic function in Parkinson’s disease
Hýzýr ULVÝ, M.D., Dilcan KOTAN, M.D.     
Atatürk University, Medical Faculty, Department of Neurology, Erzurum,Turkey Batman Goverment Hospýtal, Department of Neurology, Batman,Turkey