Clinical responses compared to baseline after the administration of ISC-hpNSC will be evaluated using various neurological assessments such as Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS), Hoehn and Yahr and other rating scales.
Test-retest reliability and minimal detectable change on balance and ambulation tests, the 36-item short-form health survey, and the unified Parkinson disease rating scale
in people with parkinsonism.
In the neurological examination, for the most affected arm in each patient, the rigidity item from the motor evaluation section of the Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS) was used as a measure of parkinsonism severity.
The in-person examination included neurological examinations using the Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS)  performed by experienced movement disorder specialists .
We recruited consecutive, consenting patients with PD who had off-state gait shuffling, festination, and/or freezing and a score >1 on the Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS) III item 29 and who did not require continuous ambulatory aid from the Movement Disorders Center at the University of Cincinnati.
Change in Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS) score was the main outcome.
The researchers assessed the age at onset, presenting symptoms, estrogen status, Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS) motor scores, and dopamine transporter levels measured by [I-123]FP-CIT single-proton emission computer tomography (SPECT) imaging.
These hallucinations have been called benign, and traditionally have been associated with a Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS) Thought Disorder score of 2.
Mondino" of Pavia, staged according to the criteria of Hoehn and Yahr, and evaluated with the Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
Goetz et al., "Movement disorder society unified Parkinson disease rating scale
experiences in daily living: Longitudinal changes and correlation with other assessments," Movement Disorders, vol.
Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale
(UPDRS) remains one of the most important tools in quantitating chiefly the motor symptoms of PD and is also used to chart the course of the disease (Jancovic, 2005).
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