Mirthe M Ponsen

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Idiopathic hyposmia as a preclinical sign of Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Research Institute Neurosciences Vrije Universiteit, Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Neurol 56:173-81. 2004
  2. ncbi Bimanual coordination dysfunction in early, untreated Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    ICEN, Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 12:246-52. 2006
  3. ncbi Impairment of complex upper limb motor function in de novo Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Department of Neurology, ICEN, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HVAmsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:199-204. 2008
  4. doi Hyposmia and executive dysfunction as predictors of future Parkinson's disease: a prospective study
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 24:1060-5. 2009
  5. doi Olfactory testing combined with dopamine transporter imaging as a method to detect prodromal Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:396-9. 2010
  6. doi Diagnosing premotor Parkinson's disease using a two-step approach combining olfactory testing and DAT SPECT imaging
    Henk W Berendse
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S26-30. 2009
  7. ncbi Quantification of dopamine transporter binding using [18F]FP-beta-CIT and positron emission tomography
    Maqsood Yaqub
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 27:1397-406. 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi Idiopathic hyposmia as a preclinical sign of Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Research Institute Neurosciences Vrije Universiteit, Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Neurol 56:173-81. 2004
    ..These results indicate that idiopathic olfactory dysfunction is associated with an increased risk of developing PD of at least 10%...
  2. ncbi Bimanual coordination dysfunction in early, untreated Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    ICEN, Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 12:246-52. 2006
    ..This study demonstrates that bimanual coordination dysfunction is a very early sign of PD. Bimanual coordination tasks, in particular those involving high frequency anti-phase movements, might prove useful in the early diagnosis of PD...
  3. ncbi Impairment of complex upper limb motor function in de novo Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Department of Neurology, ICEN, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HVAmsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:199-204. 2008
    ..The results of this study extend previous observations of impaired complex upper limb movements to newly diagnosed, untreated PD patients...
  4. doi Hyposmia and executive dysfunction as predictors of future Parkinson's disease: a prospective study
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 24:1060-5. 2009
    ..Interestingly, impaired odor discrimination was the best predictor for future PD...
  5. doi Olfactory testing combined with dopamine transporter imaging as a method to detect prodromal Parkinson's disease
    Mirthe M Ponsen
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:396-9. 2010
    ..The usefulness of this two-step approach needs to be confirmed in larger populations...
  6. doi Diagnosing premotor Parkinson's disease using a two-step approach combining olfactory testing and DAT SPECT imaging
    Henk W Berendse
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S26-30. 2009
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  7. ncbi Quantification of dopamine transporter binding using [18F]FP-beta-CIT and positron emission tomography
    Maqsood Yaqub
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 27:1397-406. 2007
    ..SRTM is therefore the method of choice for quantitative [18F]FP-beta-CIT studies. SUVr might be an alternative for larger clinical trials...