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The number of people with Parkinson’s disease in the U.S. is expected to double between 2005 and 2030.

Dorsey, E. Ray, Radu Constantinescu, Joel P. Thompson, Kevin M. Biglan, Robert G. Holloway, Karl Kieburtz, Fred J. Marshall, Bernard M. Ravina, Giovanni Schifitto, Andrew Siderowf, and Caroline M. Tanner. Projected Number of People with Parkinson Disease in the Most Populous Nations, 2005 Through 2030. Neurology. 2007; 68(5): 384-6. http://www.neurology.org/cgi/content/abstract/68/5/384

Reference

Title
Projected Number of People with Parkinson Disease in the Most Populous Nations, 2005 Through 2030
Publication
Neurology
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Dorsey, E. Ray, Radu Constantinescu, Joel P. Thompson, Kevin M. Biglan, Robert G. Holloway, Karl Kieburtz, Fred J. Marshall, Bernard M. Ravina, Giovanni Schifitto, Andrew Siderowf, and Caroline M. Tanner
Volume & Issue
Volume 68, Issue 5
Pages
384-6
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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