Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Epidemiology analysis of Parkinson's disease in Rostov-on-Don

Year: 2017, volume 13 Issue: №1 Pages: 135-139
Heading: Neurology Article type: Original article
Authors: Goncharova Z.A., Rabadanova Е.А., Gelpey M.A.

In orderto improve the assistance provided to patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) it is necessary to conduct epi-demiological analysis, the establishment of the register, the clinical analysis. In Rostov-on-Don (population: 1114806 on 01.12.2015) epidemiological analysis of PD is carrying out for the first time. The aim of this study was to analyze the main epidemiological indicators of PD in the population of Rostov-on-Don to support, organize and optimize the system of treatment and preventive care for these patients. Material and methods. The object of study was 661 patients (415 women and 246 men). Results. Epidemiological analysis of PD in Rostov-on-Don has shown that the prevalence and incidence of line with the average for the country. We have revealed the hypodiagnostics at the first stage of the disease. We have also identified gender features: the predominance of women, which is contrary to the results of most studies that have demonstrated the predominance of men. We have found that in 16.9% PD first symptoms were observed in aged under 60 years, i.e. in people of working age. Conclusion. Establishment of a register and the city center of diagnostics and treatment of extrapyramidal disorders has improved diagnosis and quality of follow-up for these patients. It is needed to improve the quality of diagnosis by general practitioner.

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