Treatment of Parkinsonism

  • D. B. Calne
  • P. F. Teychenne
  • R. F. Pfeiffer
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 90)


Over the last decade the treatment of Parkinsonism has under gone major developments. Advances deriving from a logically structured series of laboratory experiments have been transferred to the clinic to generate substantial therapeutic achievements.


Dopamine Receptor Orthostatic Hypotension Dopamine Agonist Ergot Alkaloid Decarboxylase Inhibitor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. B. Calne
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. F. Teychenne
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. F. Pfeiffer
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Experimental Therapeutics BranchNational Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and StrokeBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Health, Education and WelfareNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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