Editor's Choice Articles and Podcasts

Under the editorial supervision of Marcelo Merello, MD, PhD and Hubert Fernandez, MD

2012

Gait patterns in parkinsonian patients with or without mild cognitive impairment
Review conducted by Dr. John Morgan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA, USA
Posted: December 2012
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Tricyclic antidepressants delay the need for dopaminergic therapy in early Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Dr. Kelvin Chou, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Posted: October 2012
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Genetic influences on cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Dr. Laura Silveira-Moriyama, MD, PhD, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom.
Posted: August 2012
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Pisa syndrome in Parkinson's disease: Clinical, electromyographic, and radiological characterization
Review conducted by Dr. Leo Verhagen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at Rush Medical College, and the Medical Director of the Neurosurgery Program for Movement Disorders, at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA.
Posted: April 2012
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Mortality from Parkinson's disease: A population-based prospective study (NEDICES)
Review conducted by Dr. Mariese Hely, MBBS, FRACP, Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney Australia, and Dr. Victor Fung, PhD, FRACP, Clinical Associate Professor at Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney and Director of the Movement Disorders Unit and Co-Director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Research Centre, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
Posted: February 2012
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2011

The Relation Between Cognition and Motor Dysfunction in Drug-Naïve Newly Diagnosed Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
Review conducted by Dr. Susan H. Fox, MRCP (UK), PhD, Associate Professor Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Posted: December 2011
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A Tale of Two Factors: What determines the rate of progression in Huntington's disease? A Longitudinal MRI Study
Review conducted by Dr. Ruth H. Walker, MB, ChB, PhD, staff neurologist and Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic and Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
Posted: October 2011
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Factors contributing to institutionalization in patients with Huntington's disease
Review conducted by Dr. Ruth H. Walker, MB, ChB, PhD, staff neurologist and Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic and Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
Posted: October 2011
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Rapidly progressive diffuse Lewy body disease
Review conducted by Prof. David J. Burn, MD, FRCP, Acting Director, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Posted: June 2011
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Long-term clinical outcome in Meige syndrome treated with internal pallidum deep brain stimulation
Review conducted by Dr. Leo Verhagen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at Rush Medical College, and the Medical Director of the Neurosurgery Program for Movement Disorders, at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Posted: April 2011
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Exercise elevates dopamine D2 receptor in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Dr. Leo Verhagen, MD, PhD, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Posted: February 2011
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2010

Exploring the electrocardiogram as a potential tool to screen for premotor Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Dr. Laura Silveira-Moriyama, MD, PhD, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
Posted: December 2010
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Cardiac sympathetic degeneration correlates with olfactory function in Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Dr. Marcelo Merello, MD, PhD, Director, Neuroscience Department, Head Movement Disorders Section, Institute for Neurological Research Raul Carrea (FLENI), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted: October 2010
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Anxiety disorders in Parkinson's disease: Prevalence and risk factors
Review conducted by Dr. Laura Silveira-Moriyama, MD, PhD, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom
Posted: August 2010
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Imaging essential tremor
Review conducted by Dr. Joseph Jankovic, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Posted: June 2010
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Skin cancer and Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Dr. William Ondo, MD, Professor of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Posted: April 2010
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Apathy may herald cognitive decline and dementia in Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Lindsey Kirsch-Darrow, MS, and Dr. Dawn Bowers, PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Posted: February 2010
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2009

Physical assessment as a predictor of mortality in people with Parkinson's disease: A study over 7 years
Review conducted by Dudley O'Sullivan, AM, MBBS, FRACP, St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
Posted: December 2009
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The PRIAMO study: A multicenter assessment of nonmotor symptoms and their impact on quality of life in Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Prof. Joaquim Ferreira, MD, PhD, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal
Posted: October 2009
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Serotonin and Parkinson's disease: On movement, mood, and madness
Review conducted by Prof. David Burn, FRCP, MD, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Posted: August 2009
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Patient profile, indications, efficacy and safety of duodenal levodopa infusion in advanced Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Prof. Angelo Antonini, MD, PhD, Istitute of Neurology, Monza, Italy
Posted: June 2009
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Odor identification test as an indicator of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
Review conducted by Dr. Matthew B. Stern, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Posted: April 2009
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The Management of Tics
Review conducted by Dr. Joseph Jankovic, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Posted: February 2009
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2008

Antipsychotic medication treatment for mild hallucinations in Parkinson's disease: Positive impact on long-term
worsening

Review by Dr. Christopher Goetz, MD, Wenqing Fan, MS, Dr. Sue Leurgans, PhD
Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Posted: December 2008
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Suicidal and death ideation in Parkinson's disease
Review conducted by Dr. Laura Marsh, MD, Psychiatry and Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Posted: October 2008
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Chronic pain in Parkinson's disease: The cross-sectional French DoPaMiP survey
Review conducted by Prof. Sergio Starkstein, MD, PhD, University of Western Australia
Posted: September 2008
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Driving assessment in Parkinson's disease -- a novel predictor of performance?
Review conducted by Dr. Ergun Uc, MD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Posted: August 2008
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