Update on the Management of Parkinson’s Disease
Learn about modern treatments for Parkinson’s disease — from Levodopa, widely considered the gold standard of care, to more recent interventions — from Bruno V. Gallo, M.D.
Original Release Date: February 2019
Review Date: January 2022
Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Neuropsychologists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, as well as other specialists interested in the field of neuroscience.
- Explain the recent achievements to further improve symptomatic therapy of motor Parkinson’s disease symptoms.
- Examine advances in the development and clinical testing of compounds that promise to offer disease modification in already-manifested Parkinson’s disease.
Bruno V. Gallo, M.D.
Director of the Parkinson’s and Neuromodulation Center
Baptist Health Neuroscience Center
Neurologist, Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami Neuroscience Symposium Planning Committee
Bruno V. Gallo, M.D., is a member of the speakers' bureau for Teva Pharmaceuticals and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and that he serves as a consultant to Cyberonics, Inc., Teva Pharmaceuticals, St. Jude Medical, Surgimon LLC and ONS Inc. He has received fellowship and/or research grants from Medtronic International, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline and St. Jude Medical and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Alberto Pinzon-Ardila, M.D., indicated that he is a member of the speakers' bureau for Sunovion and UCB Pharmaceuticals.
Kevin Abrams, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant and shareholder with Keystone Heart.
Guilherme Dabus, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Microvention/Terumo, Medtronic, Penumbra and Cerenovus, and on the speakers bureau for Microvention/Terumo, Medtronic and Penumbra. He is a proctor for Medtronic. Dr. Dabus is also a shareholder with Surpass Medical/Stryker, Medina/Medtronic, InNeuro Co and Three Rivers Medical.
Daniel D’Amour, M.D., Felipe De Los Rios, M.D., Karel Fuentes, M.D., Sergio Gonzalez-Arias, M.D., Ph.D., Kunal Patel, M.S., Amy K. Starosciak, Ph.D., and Jayme Strauss, R.N., MSN, have no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Italo Linfante, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant for Medtronic, Stryker and Penumbra. He is a stockholder with InNeuro Co.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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