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A Synopsis of Parkinson's Disease

Parkinsons disease is a disabling neurological condition with both motor and non-motor symptoms for which no cure is available at this stage. This book is unique in covering the most important topics related to Parkinsons disease. Current research and updates about some non-motor symptoms, as well as surgical treatment of Parkinsons disease, in addition to the long term complications of pharmacological treatments have been presented. This book can be used by physicians, researchers and neuroscientists who want to learn new information about these topics related to Parkinsons disease. Authors of the individual chapters are well known in their fields and the book has been edited by a world renowned Parkinsons disease expert.

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A Synopsis of Parkinson's DiseaseEdited by Abdul Qayyum Rana, Md, Frcpc, Frcp (hon)

Published: March 26th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57006

ISBN: 978-953-51-1229-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7198-0

Copyright year: 2014

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21989 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

16 Dimensions Citations


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1. Mutations of PARK Genes and Alpha-Synuclein and Parkin Concentrations in Parkinson’s Disease

By Anna Oczkowska, Margarita Lianeri, Wojciech Kozubski and Jolanta Dorszewska


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2. Sleep Disturbances in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

By Keisuke Suzuki, Tomoyuki Miyamoto, Masayuki Miyamoto, Ayaka Numao, Hideki Sakuta, Hiroaki Fujita, Yuji Watanabe, Masaoki Iwanami and Koichi Hirata


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3. Melatonin in Parkinson’s Disease

By Alessia Carocci, Maria Stefania Sinicropi, Alessia Catalano, Graziantonio Lauria and Giuseppe Genchi


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4. Parkinson’s Disease and Peripheral Neuropathy

By Peter Podgorny and Cory Toth


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5. Pathophysiology of L-Dopa Induced Dyskinesia — Changes in D1/D3 Receptors and Their Signaling Pathway

By Sacnité Albarran Bravo, Claudia Rangel-Barajas and Benjamín Florán Garduño


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6. Long-Term Multimodal Exercise Program Improves Motor and Non-Motor Parameters of People with Parkinson’s Disease

By L.T.B. Gobbi, F.A. Barbieri, R. Vitório, M.P. Pereira, C. Teixeira-Arroyo, P.C.R. Santos, L.C. Morais, P.H.S. Pelicioni, L. Simieli, D. Orcioli-Silva, J. Lahr, A.Y.Y. Hamanaka, A.C. Salles, A.P.T. Alves, C.B. Takaki, E. Lirani- Silva, F.A. Cezar, F. Stella, M.D.T.O. Ferreira, M.J.D. Caetano, N.M. Rinaldi, P.M. Formaggio, R.A. Batistela and V. Raile


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7. The Potential of Targeting LRRK2 in Parkinson’s Disease

By F.Y. Ho, K.E. Rosenbusch and A. Kortholt


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8. Current Use of Thalamic Vim Stimulation in Treating Parkinson’s Disease

By Naoki Tani, Ryoma Morigaki, Ryuji Kaji and Satoshi Goto


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9. Deep Brain Stimulation for Camptocormia Associated with Parkinson’s Disease

By Naoki Tani, Ryuji Kaji and Satoshi Goto


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