Table 1

Baseline characteristics, 32 patients

Sex: men/women (No of patients)16/16
Mean age (y (SD))60.6 (7.2)
Mean age of disease onset (y (SD))44.4 (9.2)
Median Hoehn and Yahr stage off/on (range)4 (2–5)/2.5 (1–4)
Side of surgery: right/left (No of patients)22/10
Mean medication (LEU (SD))961 (433)
  • LEU=Levodopa equivalent units.