Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

David Eidelberg

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195393484

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 24 November 2017

Parkinsonian Tremor

Parkinsonian Tremor

(p.64) 6 Parkinsonian Tremor
Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Ioannis U. Isaias

Angelo Antonini

Oxford University Press

Parkinson’s disease (PD) tremor has been found to be a variable clinical feature of the disease both across patients and within individual patients over the disease course. Clinical ratings of tremor severity have been found to have limited utility as objective measures of this poorly understood disease manifestation. Recent advances in functional neuroimaging methods have, however, provided new insights into the pathophysiology of PD tremor. This chapter reviews concepts of tremor pathogenesis in PD in light of recent imaging studies and discuss the use of imaging methods to differentiate tremor due to PD from essential tremor (ET). The chapter also provides an in depth discussion of the potential utility of image-based tremor biomarkers in delineating the natural history of PD tremor and in the objective assessment of its response to specific therapeutic interventions such as deep brain stimulation (DBS).

Keywords:   PD tremor, neuroimaging, essential tremor, natural history, treatment effects, deep brain stimulation

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .