Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

cognitive decline

Clinical aspects and characteristics of the course of Parkinson’s disease with chronic cerebral ischemia

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №2 Pages: 491-494
Heading: Neurology Article type: Original article
Authors: Makarov N.S., Spiridonova S.V., Voskresenskaya O.N.
Organization: Clinical hospital n.a. S. R. Mirotvortsev SSMU, First Moscow State Medical University n.a. I.M. Sechenov, Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

The article is devoted characteristics current of Parkinson’s disease with chronic cerebral ischemia. Objective: to study the clinical presentation and features of PD against cerebral ischemia. Methods. A total of 44 patients with a diagnosis of “Parkinson’s disease”, 20 of which were determined by accurate clinical and instrumental signs of chronic cerebral ischemia. Comparative characteristics of the neurological status, cognitive functions, some laboratory and instrumental data in the two groups of patients: Parkinson’s disease with a background of chronic ischemia of the brain and without it. Results. Statistically signifcant differences between groups are observed on the following variables: duration of illness, severity of depression, the concentration of glucose in the blood. Formed groups of signifcant difference in the severity of atherosclerosis of cerebral vessels. Conclusion. The data of the acceleration of the progression of Parkinson’s disease with chronic cerebral ischemia, as well as the more frequent occurrence of depression in this patient group.

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