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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Accuracy and cutoff values of delayed heart to mediastinum ratio with 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine cardiac scintigraphy for Lewy body disease diagnoses

  All patients PD LBD MSA PSP CBD Others
N 62 20 22 6 5 1 8
Male/female 25/37 10/10 8/14 2/4 3/2 0/1 2/6
Age at diagnosis (y), mean +/− SD 64 +/− 13.4 56.7 +/− 16.2 69.8 +/− 9.3 60.7 +/− 4.5 64 +/− 9.7 70 68.2 +/− 14.9
Disease duration (mo), mean +/− SD 66 +/− 45 81.6 +/− 59.8 53.7 +/− 33.1 66.5 +/− 15.8 58.4 +/− 60.2 38 68.7 +/− 32.3
Duration of symptoms before scintigraphy (mo), mean +/− SD 47.3 +/− 43.4 65.8 +/− 59.9 35.3 +/− 25.7 47.7 +/− 19.5 48.8 +/− 57 28 35.3 +/− 29.7
AR/T/ART/Non motor 32/5/22/3 6/3/11/0 12/1/8/1 6/0/0/0 3/0/2/0 1/0/0/0 4/1/1/2
H&Y, mean +/− SD 2.4 +/− 1.2 2.4 +/− 1.2 2.3 +/− 1.1 3.6 +/− 1.2 3 +/− 0 4 1 +/− 1.1
L-Dopa-equivalent dose, mean +/− SD, (N) 407.5 +/− 436.9 (37) 520 +/− 438.2 (16) 260 +/− 374.6 (10) 638.3 +/− 502.4 (5) 840 +/− 378.2 (4) 0 (0) 139.5 +/− 262.9 (2)
DaTSCAN, N 40 11 14 5 3 1 6
Neuropsychological assessment, N 50 12 21 4 4 1 8
  1. PD, Parkinson’s disease; LBD, Lewy body dementia; MSA, multiple system atrophy; PSP, progressive supranuclear palsy; CBD, cortico-basal degeneration; AR, akinetic-rigid; T, tremor-dominant; ART, akinetic-rigid and tremor; Non motor, cognitive complaints with no PD motor core symptoms. H&Y, Hoehn and Yahr scale