Gustavo Fernández-Pajarín

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BACKGROUND Myoclonus-dystonia syndrome (MDS) is an autosomal dominant movement disorder caused by mutations in the SGCE gene. MDS is characterized by mild dystonia and myoclonic jerks, and a constellation of psychiatric manifestations. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of bilateral internal globus pallidus (GPi) has recently been introduced as a new and(More)
Continuous apomorphine infusion (APO) is one of the treatments available for advanced Parkinson disease (PD). Over 10 years, we have treated 230 patients with APO. Mean age was 66.8 and average evolution time at APO onset was 13.0 years. Mean duration of the treatment was 26.3 months. As of June 2016, 93 remained on the medication (active group), while 137(More)
INTRODUCTION From 15 to 30% of all ischemic strokes are cardioembolic. Transthoracic echocardiography plays a key role in the evaluation, diagnosis and management of the embolic source. The absence of official recommendations for the use of echocardiography in patients with ischemic stroke leads to a universal application showing low diagnostic efficiency.(More)
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