Early (Uncomplicated) Parkinson's Disease

W. H. Oertel, A. Berardelli, B. R. Bloem, U. Bonuccelli, D. Burn, G. Deuschl, E. Dietrichs, G. Fabbrini, J. J. Ferreira, A. Friedman, P. Kanovsky, V. Kostic, A. Nieuwboer, P. Odin, W. Poewe, O. Rascol, C. Sampaio, M. Schüpbach, E. Tolosa, C. Trenkwalder

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Handbook of Neurological Management: Second Edition
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405185332
Publication statusPublished - Sept 6 2010


  • Adjunctive therapy of parkinsonism
  • Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitors-reducing metabolism of levodopa, extending its plasma half-life
  • Classification of scientific evidence and rating of recommendations-according to EFNS guidance
  • Delayed-start results, compatible with concept-that 1 mg/day rasagiline is possibly efficacious for disease modification
  • Early (uncomplicated) Parkinson's disease
  • Levodopa, most effective therapy-for improving motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD)
  • Neurosurgical management of early stage PD
  • Patients, with persistent or emerging disabling, tremor
  • Symptomatic pharmacotherapy of parkinsonism
  • Symptomatic treatment of parkinsonism (monotherapy)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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