Table 1

Median change (from preoperative baseline) of dyskinesia and UPDRS scores 3 months and more than a year postoperatively (n=20)

Off state3 months
(% change)
>1 year
(% change)
p Value
(3 months–1 year)
On state3 months
(% change)
>1 year
(% change)
p Value
(3 months–1 year)
ADL231-165 21.61-165 NSADL08.3NS
Total motor score16.31-160 18.31-160 NSTotal motor score−2.8−5.6NS
Contralateral motor score25.91-168 17.91-160 NSContralateral motor score00NS
Ipsilateral motor score8.810.6NSIpsilateral motor score−14.6−25NS
Contralateral bradykinesia17.91-150 13.3NS
Contralateral rigidity251-165 40.21-165 NSOn period dyskinesia
Contralateral tremor501-150 501-150 NS Total48.31-168 37.51-168 NS
 Contralateral66.71-168 551-168 NS
Ipsilateral bradykinesia0−10.1NS Ipsilateral38.81-165 33.31-160 NS
Ipsilateral rigidity22.51-150 31NS Axial501-168 12.51-160 NS
Ipsilateral tremor2020NS
Gait3.91-150 3.61-160 <0.05Gait16.70<0.05
Speech0−501-168 <0.005Speech08.31-150 <0.01
Dexterity (ADL)28.61-150 18.21-160 NSDexterity (ADL)00NS
  • Positive values represent improvement, negative ones worsening.

  • 1-150 p<0.05;

  • 1-160 p<0.01;

  • 1-165 p<0.005;

  • 1-168 p<0.001; significant change in comparison with preoperative values; NS=not significant; Dexterity (ADL)=composite of questions 9–11 of ADL part of UPDRS