Levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel infusion in advanced Parkinson's disease: a 7‐year experience

@article{Zibetti2014LevodopacarbidopaIG,
  title={Levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel infusion in advanced Parkinson's disease: a 7‐year experience},
  author={M. Zibetti and A. Merola and C. Artusi and L. Rizzi and S. Angrisano and D. Reggio and C. Angelis and M. Rizzone and L. Lopiano},
  journal={European Journal of Neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={21}
}
Levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel (LCIG) infusion is nowadays becoming an established therapeutic option for advanced Parkinson's disease (PD) patients with fluctuating symptoms unresponsive to conventional oral treatment. As the implementation of LCIG therapy is increasing, there is a need for safety and efficacy data from current clinical practice. 

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