Baseline cognitive profile is closely associated with long-term motor prognosis in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease

Baseline cognitive profile is closely associated with long-term motor prognosis in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease
J Neurol. 2021 May 4. doi: 10.1007/s00415-021-10529-2. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVES: To investigate the association between cognitive function at baseline and the progression of motor disability in Parkinson's disease (PD).METHODS: We consecutively enrolled 257 drug-naïve patients with early-stage PD (follow-up > 2 years) who underwent a detailed neuropsychological test at initial assessment. Factor analysis was conducted to yield four cognitive ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-05-04By Seok Jong Chung