Ilona Laskowska

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The goal of the study was to explore the immediate effects of unilateral posteroventral stereotactic pallidotomy (PVP) on psychomotor and executive functioning in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). The original drawing task, conducted on a digitizing tablet, and neuropsychological tests were administered to 25 patients with PD, 2 or 3 days before and(More)
Changes in activity of detoxifying enzymes, involved in metabolism of glutathione in bird cherry-oat aphid during its host alternation have been investigated. Glutathione transferase (GST) and glutathione reductase (GR) activity was found in homogenates from tissues of the bird cherry-oat aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi (L.). The highest activity of the enzymes(More)
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is present in on average one-fourth of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients with no dementia diagnosis. Only recently has PD-MCI been treated as a new diagnostic entity. In 2012, unified criteria were adopted which allow both diagnosing MCI in Parkinson's disease (PD-MCI) and further classification taking into account the(More)
Deficits in facial emotion recognition in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients has been well documented. Nevertheless, it is still not clear whether facial emotion recognition deficits are secondary to other cognitive impairments. The aim of this study was to answer the question of whether deficits in facial emotion recognition in PD result from impaired(More)
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