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Antisaccades and remembered saccades in Parkinson's disease.

Lueck, C. J. and Tanyeri, S. and Crawford, Trevor and Henderson, L. and Kennard, C. (1990) Antisaccades and remembered saccades in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 53 (4). pp. 284-288. ISSN 0022-3050

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Antisaccades were studied in ten patients with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease and ten age-matched normal controls. Remembered saccades and reflex saccades were assessed for comparison. In the population of patients who showed the previously reported abnormalities of remembered saccades, antisaccades were indistinguishable from those of controls in latency, gain and peak velocity. This finding implies that antisaccades are mediated through pathways which are unaffected by Parkinson's disease, and which are therefore presumably distinct from pathways mediating other voluntary saccades.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Uncontrolled Keywords: saccade ; Parkinson's disease
Subjects: ?? bf ??
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Psychology
ID Code: 58200
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 16 Oct 2012 15:32
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2018 00:42
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