Unified Parkinson disease rating scale

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Unified Parkinson disease rating scale

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UPDRS

An instrument that rates the severity of Parkinson disease. It consists of 42 items and measures the effects of the disease on a patient's activities of daily living, behavior, mentation, mood, movement, and the complications he or she may experience from treatment.
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The intervention group comprised 13 males and eight females with a mean age of 69.4 (SD 6.8) years and a mean UPDRS motor score of 32.5.
The motor functions were worse in ApoE [epsilon]4 carriers in Group II than in Group I as evident by the mean UPDRS score; a statistical significance was detected between both groups (p-value=0.041).
After adjustment for age and gender, linear regression analyses showed that the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale part II (UPDRS II) and part III (UPDRS III) scores were lower in rs11931074 carriers than those in noncarriers (SC: -0.083, p = 0.035; SC: -0.140, p [less than or equal to] 0.001).
When a significant difference was detected, a post hoc test (Bonferroni test) was conducted between the LSF and placebo groups in order to compare the levels of QS, FNU, NA, and ESA and the UPDRS and ESS scores.
For PD patients, serum BChE activity inversely correlated with UPDRS scores (r = -0.404, P < 0.001).
Calculation of the total UPDRS score and UPDRS part III proves, that dance therapy affects patients with PD motoric and other diseases motility evaluation criteria.
There was no significant relationship between leptin levels and UPDRS III or the total scores (r=-0.59, p=0.750; r=-0.75, p=0.69), respectively.
[13] Of our group of patients, 20% had dementia; these patients all also had high UPDRS scores (>35).
The diversity of disability is captured by the range of scores for UPDRS score in on and off.
By the end of the trial, the change in total UPDRS scores compared to baseline values indicated improved symptoms among the groups receiving ubiquinol.
We analyzed the postoperative follow-up Unified PD Rating Scale (UPDRS) scores of patients who received bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) DBS from 1999 to 2013.
In addition to these available tools, item 4 of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) has also been used for detecting apathy [10].