The natural history of Parkinson’s disease

@article{Poewe1996TheNH,
  title={The natural history of Parkinson’s disease},
  author={Werner Poewe},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={253},
  pages={vii2-vii6}
}
  • W. Poewe
  • Published 1 December 1996
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Neurology
Although Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the only chronic neurodegenerative disorder for which there are effective symptomatic therapies no treatment has yet been identified that would significantly slow its natural progression. Studies into the natural history of Parkinson’s disease have been complicated by issues of diagnostic accuracy, heterogeneity of different forms of the disease as well as confounding effects of age related comorbidities.Only recently results from placebo-controlled clinical… 

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