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In a study of different treatments for Parkinson’s disease, results showed that the disease can be managed for up to 5 years with a reduces risk of dyskinesia.

Rascol O, Brooks D, Korczyn A, De Deyn P, et al. A Five-Year Study of the Incidence of Dyskinesia in Patients with Early Parkinson’s Disease Who Were Treated with Ropinirole or Levodopa. N Engl J Med. 2000; 342(20): 1484-91. http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/abstract/342/20/1484

Reference

Title
A Five-Year Study of the Incidence of Dyskinesia in Patients with Early Parkinson’s Disease Who Were Treated with Ropinirole or Levodopa
Publication
N Engl J Med
Publication Date
2000
Authors
Rascol O, Brooks D, Korczyn A, De Deyn P, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 342, Issue 20
Pages
1484-91
URL
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