MinervaBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7406.112 (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:112
Minerva is curious about a pilot study in which 40 patients with disabling Parkinson's disease were randomised to receive either sham surgery or implantation of embryonic dopamine neurones into their brains ( Neurology 2003;60: 1938-43 Free Full Text]). She was somewhat relieved to read that up to a year later neither group had any cognitive impairment. There was no mention of what happened to their motor function.
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