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Body composition analysis as an indirect marker of skeletal muscle mass in Huntington's disease.

Esther Cubo, Jessica Rivadeneyra, Cecilia Gil-Polo, Diana Armesto, Ana Mateos, Natividad Mariscal-Pérez,

<h4>Background</h4>Skeletal muscle wasting is likely to play an important role in the Huntington's disease (HD) pathogenesis. Our aim was to analyze the body composition, and specifically fat-free mass (FFM), as an indirect marker of skeletal muscle in patients with HD, and its association with HD severity and energy balance.<h4>Methods</h4>Cross-sectional, case-control ... Read more >>

J Neurol Sci (Journal of the neurological sciences)
[2015, 358(1-2):335-338]

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Factors Associated with Low Body Mass Index in Huntington's Disease: A Spanish Multicenter Study of the European Huntington's Disease Registry.

Esther Cubo, Jessica Rivadeneyra, Natividad Mariscal, Asunción Martinez, Diana Armesto, Rafael J Camara, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Patients with Huntington's disease (HD) are at risk for body weight loss and increased risk for institutionalization, morbidity, and mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the factors associated with low body mass index (BMI) in patients with HD.<h4>Methods</h4>In this national, observational, cross-sectional study of the European Huntington's ... Read more >>

Mov Disord Clin Pract (Movement disorders clinical practice)
[2016, 3(5):452-459]

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Relationship between Nutritional Status and the Severity of Huntington’s Disease. A Spanish Multicenter Dietary Intake Study.

Esther Cubo, Jéssica Rivadeneyra, Diana Armesto, Natividad Mariscal, Asunción Martinez, Rafael J Camara, ,

Little is known about the impact of nutrition status on Huntington’s disease (HD) severity.To analyze the association of nutritional factors with HD severity.Observational, cross-sectional, national multicenter study. Participants were selected from a Spanish cohort of patients who participate in the European Huntington Disease Network (EHDN). The frequency of food consumption, ... Read more >>

J Huntingtons Dis (Journal of Huntington's disease)
[2015, 4(1):78-85]

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Lack of association of morphologic and functional retinal changes with motor and non-motor symptoms severity in Parkinson’s disease.

Esther Cubo, María Jesús López Peña, Elio Diez-Feijo Varela, Olga Pérez Gil, Pablo Garcia Gutierrez, Elena Araus González, Rosa Prieto Tedejo, Natividad Mariscal Pérez, Diana Armesto,

Visual symptoms are common among the nonmotor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease. The aims of this study were to assess the diagnostic accuracy and relationship of retinal morphologic and functional changes with motor and non-motor symptoms disturbances in Parkinson’s disease. Thirty patients with Parkinson’s disease, with a median Hoehn-Yahr stage of ... Read more >>

J Neural Transm (Vienna) (Journal of neural transmission (Vienna, Austria : 1996))
[2014, 121(2):139-145]

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Impact of placebo assignment in clinical trials of tic disorders.

Esther Cubo, Miguel González, Harvey Singer, E Mark Mahone, Lawrence Scahill, Kirsten R Müller-Vahl, Raul de la Fuente-Fernández, Diana Armesto, Katie Kompoliti,

<h4>Background</h4>Understanding the impact of placebo treatment is pivotal to the correct interpretation of clinical trials. The aim of present study was to examine the placebo effect in tic disorders.<h4>Methods</h4>Raw data were obtained for 6 placebo-controlled parallel and cross-over trials that involved medical interventions for tic disorders. Tic severity was measured ... Read more >>

Mov Disord (Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society)
[2013, 28(9):1288-1292]

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Clinical correlates of apathy in patients recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease: the ANIMO study.

Esther Cubo, Julián Benito-León, Carlos Coronell, Diana Armesto, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>Little is known about apathy in the early stages of Parkinson's disease (PD). We determined the clinical correlates of apathy in a large representative sample of patients recently diagnosed with PD (ANIMO study).<h4>Methods</h4>PD patients, diagnosed within 2 years of inclusion, were recruited in 102 outpatient clinics situated in 82 populations ... Read more >>

Neuroepidemiology (Neuroepidemiology)
[2012, 38(1):48-55]

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