TITLE

Timing the initiation of treatment in Parkinson's disease

AUTHOR(S)
Grosset, Donald G.; Schapira, Anthony H.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jun2008, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p615
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents views and insights of the author concerning the timing in the initiation of treatment in Parkinson's disease (PD). Clinical, imaging and pathological studies suggest that the cell loss begins 7 to 10 years before the onset of clinical features sufficient to allow the diagnosis of PD. The author also discusses the benefits of drug treatment of PD.
ACCESSION #
32621922

 

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