OffTalk - Managing Parkinson's Disease OFF Periods

OffTalk - Managing Parkinson's Disease OFF Periods

OffTalk - Managing Parkinson's Disease OFF Periods.

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March 11, 2022 22 min

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Dr. Peter LeWitt, Professor of Neurology and Director of Movement Disorder Fellowship Program at Wayne State University, discusses the need for on-demand therapies for Parkinson’s disease OFF periods and the efficacy, safety, and patient selection for an as-needed treatment option.

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Dr. Julie Schwartzbard, board certified neurologist in Aventura, FL, discusses proper administration of an On Demand therapy and how she explains it to her patients. 

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Dr. Jennifer Durphy, Movement Disorders Specialist and Associate Professor of Neurology at Albany Medical Center, discusses treatment for the return of symptoms in Parkinson’s disease. 

Ahlskog JE et al. Mov Disord. 2001;16(3):448-458., Brown RG et al. J Psychosom Res. 2015;78(2):143-148., Chou KL et al. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2018;51:9-16., Hechtner MC et al. Parki...

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August 17, 2021 19 min

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Dr. Ray Dorsey, the David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Health + Technology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, discusses the use of telemedicine in managing Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Dorsey discusses his own approach to telemedicine, the advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine in a neurology clinic, and the utility of ...

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Dr. Rajeev Kumar, Medical Director of the Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center, discusses the efficacy, safety, and patient selection for an as-needed treatment option for the return of Parkinson’s disease symptoms. 

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Dr. Ron Pfeiffer, Professor, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University, discusses gastrointestinal complications in patients with Parkinson’s disease.  

 

Brudek T, et al. J Parkinsons Dis. 2019;9(s2):S331-S344., Camci G, et al. J clin neurol. 2016;12(2):147-150., Chaing HL, et al. J Mov Disord. 2019;12(2):67-83., Chandra R, et al. JCI Insight. 201...

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July 8, 2021 15 min

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Dr. Salima Brillman, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center of Silicon Valley, discusses the under treatment of OFF episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease. 

 

Ahlskog JE, et al. Mov Disord. 2001;16(3):448-458., Armstrong MJ, et al. PLoS One.  2019;14(4):e0215384., Chou KL, et al. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2018;51:9-16., Connolly BS, et...

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