R B Postuma

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder as a biomarker for neurodegeneration: the past 10 years
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep Med 14:763-7. 2013
  2. pmc Caffeine for treatment of Parkinson disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 79:651-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint REM sleep behavior disorder: from dreams to neurodegeneration
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurobiol Dis 46:553-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Identifying prodromal Parkinson's disease: pre-motor disorders in Parkinson's disease
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mov Disord 27:617-26. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Clinical prediction of Parkinson's disease: planning for the age of neuroprotection
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1008-13. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Predicting Parkinson's disease - why, when, and how?
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S105-9. 2009
  7. pmc Quantifying the risk of neurodegenerative disease in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, L7 305 Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:1296-300. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Markers of neurodegeneration in idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder and Parkinson's disease
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 132:3298-307. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Executive dysfunction and memory impairment in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    J Massicotte-Marquez
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 70:1250-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint How does parkinsonism start? Prodromal parkinsonism motor changes in idiopathic REM sleep behaviour disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada
    Brain 135:1860-70. 2012

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder as a biomarker for neurodegeneration: the past 10 years
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep Med 14:763-7. 2013
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  2. pmc Caffeine for treatment of Parkinson disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 79:651-8. 2012
    ..Epidemiologic studies consistently link caffeine, a nonselective adenosine antagonist, to lower risk of Parkinson disease (PD). However, the symptomatic effects of caffeine in PD have not been adequately evaluated...
  3. doi request reprint REM sleep behavior disorder: from dreams to neurodegeneration
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurobiol Dis 46:553-8. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Identifying prodromal Parkinson's disease: pre-motor disorders in Parkinson's disease
    Ronald B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mov Disord 27:617-26. 2012
    ..The evidence for the utility of olfaction, RBD, autonomic markers, visual changes, mood disorders, and cognitive loss as markers of prodromal PD and the potential sensitivity and specificity of these markers are summarized...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical prediction of Parkinson's disease: planning for the age of neuroprotection
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1008-13. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Predicting Parkinson's disease - why, when, and how?
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S105-9. 2009
    ..This provides an unprecedented opportunity to test potential predictive markers before clinical disease onset. The results of marker testing in idiopathic RBD with its implications for disease prediction will be detailed...
  7. pmc Quantifying the risk of neurodegenerative disease in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, L7 305 Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:1296-300. 2009
    ..Obtaining an accurate picture of this risk is essential for counseling patients and for development of potential neuroprotective therapies...
  8. doi request reprint Markers of neurodegeneration in idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder and Parkinson's disease
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 132:3298-307. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Executive dysfunction and memory impairment in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    J Massicotte-Marquez
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 70:1250-7. 2008
    ..Recent studies showing a slowing of waking EEG in iRBD suggest that iRBD is associated with cognitive impairment...
  10. doi request reprint How does parkinsonism start? Prodromal parkinsonism motor changes in idiopathic REM sleep behaviour disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada
    Brain 135:1860-70. 2012
    ..Simple quantitative motor measures may be capable of reliably detecting parkinsonism, even before a clinical diagnosis can be made by experienced movement disorders neurologists...
  11. ncbi request reprint REM sleep behavior disorder predicts cognitive impairment in Parkinson disease without dementia
    M Vendette
    CRCPC, Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 69:1843-9. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between the presence of REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and the cognitive profile of nondemented patients with Parkinson disease (PD)...
  12. doi request reprint REM sleep behaviour disorder in Parkinson's disease is associated with specific motor features
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1117-21. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear whether the association of RBD in PD has implications for motor manifestations of the disease...
  13. pmc Severity of REM atonia loss in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder predicts Parkinson disease
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 74:239-44. 2010
    ..Since polysomnography is performed in all patients with idiopathic RBD at diagnosis, there is an opportunity to analyze if baseline sleep variables predict eventual neurodegenerative disease...
  14. pmc Environmental risk factors for REM sleep behavior disorder: a multicenter case-control study
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 79:428-34. 2012
    ..Since risk factors have not been defined, we initiated a multicenter case-control study to assess environmental and lifestyle risk factors for REM sleep behavior disorder...
  15. doi request reprint Doxepin and cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia in patients with Parkinson's disease -- a randomized study
    S Riós Romenets
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:670-5. 2013
    ..No studies have conclusively demonstrated effective insomnia treatments in Parkinson's disease...
  16. doi request reprint Restless legs syndrome outside the blood-brain barrier--exacerbation by domperidone in Parkinson's disease
    S Riós Romenets
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal L 7 312, Quebec H3G1A4, Canada
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:92-4. 2013
    ..After encountering a case of restless legs syndrome that dramatically worsened with domperidone, we assessed whether Parkinson's patients may have exacerbation of restless legs with domperidone...
  17. doi request reprint Validation of the non-motor symptoms questionnaire (NMS-Quest)
    S Rios Romenets
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:54-8. 2012
    ..Recently a 30-item screening Non Motor Symptoms Questionnaire was developed. Although some psychometric properties have been evaluated, sensitivity and specificity of the questionnaire have not been systematically assessed...