Sympathetic skin response in Parkinson's disease before and after mental stress.

@article{Giza2012SympatheticSR,
  title={Sympathetic skin response in Parkinson's disease before and after mental stress.},
  author={Evangelia Giza and Zoe Katsarou and Georgios Georgiadis and Sevasti Bostantjopoulou},
  journal={Neurophysiologie clinique = Clinical neurophysiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={125-31}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aims to evaluate sympathetic sudomotor activity in Parkinson's disease (PD) by means of the sympathetic skin response (SSR) and explore its possible changes due to mental stress. METHODS Sudomotor function was evaluated using SSR in 29 patients with PD (Hoehn and Yahr stage I-IV) without any clinical evidence of autonomic dysfunction. Twenty-seven healthy matched controls were also evaluated. SSR was elicited by electrical stimulation of the right median nerve and… CONTINUE READING