Locomotor Disorders in Patients at Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease: a Quantitative Analysis

@article{Ferrarin2006LocomotorDI,
  title={Locomotor Disorders in Patients at Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease: a Quantitative Analysis},
  author={Maurizio Ferrarin and I. Carpinella and Marco Rabuffetti and Elena Calabrese and Paolo Mazzoleni and Raffaello Nemni},
  journal={2006 International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society},
  year={2006},
  pages={1224-1227}
}
Several studies have been performed with automatic motion analysis techniques to investigated the locomotor disorders of patients with severe Parkinson's disease (PD). These are mainly related to steady-state walking. Aim of the present study was to investigate the presence and the degree of these disorders in patients at early stages of PD. For this purpose a group of patients with mild PD (H&Yles2) and a group of age-matched controls were assessed by means of multifactorial analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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