Eva Lopez Valdes

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INTRODUCTION In Parkinson's disease patients, impulse control disorders (ICDs) have been associated with younger age and early disease onset, yet the prevalence of ICDs in early-onset Parkinson's disease (EOPD) patients has yet to be studied. Thus, we set out to compare the prevalence of impulse control behaviors (ICBs) in a cohort of EOPD patients with(More)
The purpose of this study is to evaluate in a rat model if the early removal of an experimental intracerebral mass mimicking an extensive subcortical hematoma improves neurological outcome. Fifty six male Wistar rats were studied. A balloon was placed sterotactically at the level of the striatum. The balloon was inflated to 100 microl for periods of 10, 60(More)
INTRODUCTION Understanding the social and economic impact of Parkinson's disease is essential for resource planning and raising social awareness. DEVELOPMENT Researchers reviewed the data published to date on epidemiology, morbidity and mortality, dependency, and economic impact of Parkinson's disease in Spain. In addition, a study has been carried out in(More)
The antiphospholipid antibodies are immunoglobulins able to join negative charge phospholipids. The have been related to a great variety of conditions, specially among connective tissue illness although the idiopathic form seems to be the most frequent. Their presence must be ruled out in cases of young patients with stroke, deep veins thrombosis, acute(More)
Chronic instability is a frequent complaint in elderly patients. As literature on the subject is scarce, we investigated reversible causes, evaluating patients over 65 years of age referred to a regional neurological practice for disequilibrium lasting longer than three months. Clinical features were analyzed. Computerized tomography (CT) of the brain, and(More)
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