Cardiovascular reflex testing contributes to clinical evaluation and differential diagnosis of Parkinsonian syndromes.

@article{Holmberg2001CardiovascularRT,
  title={Cardiovascular reflex testing contributes to clinical evaluation and differential diagnosis of Parkinsonian syndromes.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Holmberg and Mika Kallio and Bo E A Johnels and Mikael Elam},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={217-25}
}
The differentiation between Parkinson's disease (PD), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), and multiple system atrophy (MSA) may be difficult but is important for prognostic and therapeutic purposes. Varying degrees of autonomic failure have been described in PD and MSA, whereas its involvement in PSP remains controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate autonomic function in patients fulfilling strict clinical diagnostic criteria for the disorders above, to evaluate the diagnostic… CONTINUE READING

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