Table 3

Correlations of UPDRS scores and FMT uptake ratio values in the each part of the putamen

Putamen

Anterior

Middle

Posterior

Whole


Symptom duration, year

-0.52 (<0.001)

-0.56 (<0.001)

-0.51 (<0.001)

-0.58(<0.001)

Total motor score

-0.56 (<0.001)

-0.48 (0.002)

-0.41 (0.008)

-0.51 (0.001)

Bradykinesia

-0.54 (<0.001)

-0.53 (<0.001)

-0.44(0.005)

-0.55 (<0.001)

Rigidity

-0.50 (0.001)

-0.43 (0.006)

-0.37 (0.018)

-0.44 (0.005)

Axial

-0.60 (<0.001)

-0.51 (0.001)

-0.37 (0.016)

-0.50 (0.001)

Tremor

0.069 (0.658)

0.085 (0.587)

0.015 (0.925)

0.050 (0.747)


Data are given as r (p) values. These values were calculated by Spearman's rank correlation coefficient test. UPDRS motor score in off-medication state was evaluated in 42 subjects.

Asari et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-35

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