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Kayeong Im 2 Articles
Cortical Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Presenting with Hemibody Dystonic Myoclonus: An Illustrative Case
Hyunjin Ju, Eun Ji Lee, Mina Lee, Kayeong Im, Kyum-Yil Kwon
J Mov Disord. 2022;15(1):75-76.   Published online March 15, 2021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14802/jmd.20127
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Risk Factors for Falls in Patients with de novo Parkinson’s Disease: A Focus on Motor and Non-Motor Symptoms
Kyum-Yil Kwon, Mina Lee, Hyunjin Ju, Kayeong Im
J Mov Disord. 2020;13(2):142-145.   Published online May 29, 2020
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14802/jmd.20009
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Objective
We aimed to identify risk factors for falls in patients with de novo Parkinson’s disease (PD). Methods Forty-six patients with de novo PD were retrospectively included in the study. We assessed details on the patients’ motor symptoms as well as non-motor symptoms using several representative scales for global cognition, depression, fatigue, and dysautonomia. Fallers and non-fallers were identified according to their history of falls during the preceding year. Results Twenty-two patients (45.8%) with de novo PD had a history of falls. Compared with the non-faller group, the faller group exhibited higher scores for postural instability/gait difficulty (PIGD), anxiety, fatigue, total dysautonomia, gastrointestinal dysfunction, and thermoregulatory dysfunction. Moreover, logistic regression analysis showed that falling was positively correlated with anxiety and gastrointestinal symptoms but negatively associated with the tremor scores. Conclusion Our findings suggest that falling in patients with de novo PD is significantly associated with PIGD/non-tremor symptoms, anxiety, and gastrointestinal dysfunction.

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    Scientific Reports.2021;[Epub]     CrossRef
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    Neurodegenerative Disease Management.2021; 11(2): 113.     CrossRef
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