Idiopathic Parkinson disease effect of levodopa on apparent diffusion coefficient value of the brain.

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PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of levodopa on apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) value of the brain parenchyma in patients with idiopathic Parkinson disease (PD). MATERIAL AND METHODS Prospective study was conducted on native PD without treatment (n = 25) and patients receiving levodopa (L-Dopa) (n = 25). Diffusion magnetic resonance-weighted imaging… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2010.08.023

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