Diego Santos García

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Antiganglioside antibodies can appear after several acute infections and are often associated with various clinical patterns of Guillain-Barré syndrome. Thus, for example, cytomegalovirus infection has been associated with anti-GM2 antibodies and Guillain-Barré syndrome variants with severe sensory loss and cranial nerve involvement. We report on a patient(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE To study what comorbid conditions were present at baseline and 3years later in a cohort of Spanish Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, to compare comorbidity with both Alzheimer's disease (AD) and control groups and to analyze the role of comorbidity as predictor of mortality. METHODS One hundred and forty-seven non-demented PD(More)
Patients with Parkinson's disease often have a good initial response to dopaminergic therapy but later usually develop motor fluctuations and dyskinesia. In these patients, continuous infusion of levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel (LCIG) allows for maintaining adequate dopamine levels and for improving motor and nonmotor symptoms, as well as quality of life(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE In clinical practice, assessing patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) is a complex, time-consuming task. Our purpose is to provide a rigorous and objective evaluation of how motor function in PD patients is assessed by neurologists specialising in movement disorders, on the one hand, and by nurses specialising in PD management,(More)
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