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Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323851220

Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease

1st Edition

Editors: Cristian Falup-Pecurariu Peter Jenner
Paperback ISBN: 9780323851220
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2021
Page Count: 422
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Table of Contents

1. Autonomic Nervous System - anatomy, physiology, biochemistry
Mario Habek
2. Rating scales for dysautonomia in PD
Cristian Falup-Pecurariu
3. Assessing autonomic dysfunction with functional imaging in Parkinson’s disease
Per Borghammer
4. Cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction in PD
Gregor K. Wenning
5. Dysfagia and drooling of saliva in PD
Santiago Perez-Lloret
6. Gastrointestinal dysfunction in PD
Per Odin Sr.
7. Urinary dysfunction in PD
Roongroj Bhidayasiri
8. Autonomic dysfunction during sleep in PD
Giovanna Calandra Buonaura
9. Thermoregulation abnormalities in PD
Walter Struhal


Autonomic dysfunction is one of the most prevalent non-motor symptoms that occurs in Parkinson’s disease. Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease provides up to date information on this important topic, which affects quality of life of these patients. This include a large number of domains: orthostatic hypotension, excessive sweating, dry eyes, constipation, weight loss, increased sensitivity to heat and cold, sexual dysfunction.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive reviews on different topics of autonomic dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease
  • Each chapter covers a specific autonomic symptom: classification, assessment, treatment
  • Presents the newest information on each autonomic symptom in Parkinson’s disease


General neurologists, movement disorders specialists, cardiologists, geriatricians, urologists, gynecologists


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About the Editors

Cristian Falup-Pecurariu

Cristian Falup-Pecurariu

Cristian Falup-Pecurariu is Head of the Department of Neurology, County Clinic Hospital from Brasov, and is Associate Professor of Neurology at the Faculty of Medicine, Transilvania University from Brasov, Romania. He received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu” from Cluj-Napoca. He hold a 1 year fellowship of the European Neurological Society in movement disorders and sleep medicine at Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain. During his career Cristian Falup-Pecurariu was President of the European Association of Young Neurologists and Trainees (EAYNT), EAYNT Liasion Officer with World Federation of Neurological Society, co-representative of Europe on the International Working Group for Young Neurologists and Trainees (World Federation of Neurology). He was also Secretary of the EFNS/MDS-ES Panel on Movement Disorders, member of the Educational Committee of MDS-ES, member of the MDS Leadership Task Force and European Academy of Neurology Scientific Panel Movement Disorders. Cristian Falup-Pecurariu is also member of the Teaching Course sub-Committee of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), Member of the EAN Scientific Panel Movement disorders Management Group. Currently he is Chair of the Education Committee of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society (MDS) – European Section, member of the Executive Committee of MDS-European Section, member of the International Executive Committee of MDS, Chair of the Archives Committee MDS, Member of the Rating Scales Executive Committee of MDS, co-Chair of the Rating Scales Education and Training Program Committee of MDS. Cristian Falup-Pecurariu is member of EUROPAR (European Parkinson’s Group), member in Steering Committee of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society Non motor study group. He is the initiator and Course Director of the Movement Disorders Teaching Course held in Brasov (9 editions). His research focuses on non-motor aspects of Parkinson’s diseases and restless legs syndrome.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Neurology, County Emergency Clinic Hospital, Associate Professor of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania

Peter Jenner

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, GKT School of Biomedical Sciences, King’s College, London, UK