Clinical Diagnostic Criteria Have a High Impact on the Frequency of Dementia in Late-Stage Parkinson’s Disease

Clinical Diagnostic Criteria Have a High Impact on the Frequency of Dementia in Late-Stage Parkinson’s Disease
Front Neurol. 2021 May 20;12:652424. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.652424. eCollection 2021.ABSTRACTBackground: Cognitive impairment is a potential late feature of Parkinson's disease (PD). However, studies in patients with late-stage PD are lacking due to the particular characteristics of this population. Objectives: To evaluate the frequency of dementia in late-stage PD patients and to assess the impact of using different diagnostic criteria. Methods: We ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-07By Catarina Severiano E Sousa