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Silvia Dornelles ; Nicole de Liz Maineri ; Carlos Roberto de Mello Rieder ; Maira Rozenfeld Olchik ;Dementia & Neuropsychologia 2012, 6 1

Author: Aline Juliane Romann

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Dementia & Neuropsychologia ISSN: 1980-5764 demneuropsy@uol.com.br Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento Brasil Romann, Aline Juliane; Dornelles, Silvia; de Liz Maineri, Nicole; de Mello Rieder, Carlos Roberto; Rozenfeld Olchik, Maira Cognitive assessment instruments in Parkinson’s disease patients undergoing deep brain stimulation Dementia & Neuropsychologia, vol.
6, núm.
1, enero-marzo, 2012, pp.
2-11 Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=339529036002 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Views & Reviews Dement Neuropsychol 2012 March;6(1):2-11 Cognitive assessment instruments in Parkinson’s disease patients undergoing deep brain stimulation Aline Juliane Romann1, Silvia Dornelles2, Nicole de Liz Maineri3, Carlos Roberto de Mello Rieder4, Maira Rozenfeld Olchik5 ABSTRACT.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a widely used surgical technique in individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) that can lead to significant reductions in motor symptoms.
Objectives: To determine, from publications, the most commonly used instruments for cognitive evaluation of individuals with PD undergoing DBS.
Methods: A systematic review of the databases: PubMed, Medline, EBECS, Scielo and LILACS was conducted, using the descriptors “Deep Brain Stimulation”, “Verbal Fluency”, “Parkinson Disease”, “Executive Function”, “Cognition” and “Cognitive Assessment” in combination.
Results: The Verbal Fluency test was found to be the most used instrument for this investigation in the studies, followed by the Boston Naming Test.
References to the Stroop Test, Trail Making Test, and Rey’s Auditory Verbal Learning Test were a...





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