Accuracy of MDS-UPDRS section IV for detecting motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease.

Accuracy of MDS-UPDRS section IV for detecting motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease.

Publication date: Feb 09, 2019

In a precedent paper, we validated part IV of the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) for detecting motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) patients using a 12-h Waking-Day Motor Assessment (WDMA) as gold standard, showing a high sensitivity (> 80%) and a lower specificity (

Raciti, L., Nicoletti, A., Mostile, G., Bonomo, R., , Dibilio, Donzuso, G., Sciacca, G., Cicero, C.E., Luca, A., and Zappia, M. Accuracy of MDS-UPDRS section IV for detecting motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease. 19792. 2019 Neurol Sci.



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