Table 4

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

Putamen

Anterior

Middle

Posterior

Whole


Symptom duration, year

-0.70 (<0.001)

-0.63 (<0.005)

-0.45 (<0.05)

-0.70(<0.001)

Total motor score

-0.56 (<0.01)

-0.50 (<0.05)

-0.37 (0.07)

-0.49 (<0.05)

Bradykinesia

-0.46 (<0.05)

-0.46 (<0.05)

-0.34(0.08)

-0.46 (<0.05)

Rigidity

-0.46 (<0.05)

-0.39 (0.05)

-0.31 (0.12)

-0.37 (0.06)

Axial

-0.69 (<0.001)

-0.59 (<0.01)

-0.45 (<0.05)

-0.58 (<0.01)

Tremor

0.26 (0.21)

0.12 (0.58)

0.06 (0.77)

0.14 (0.51)


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 25 subjects.

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

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