Phase synchronization in cortical activation during locomotion in those with Parkinson’s disease


  • Elderly individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) demonstrated increased interhemispheric synchronization (inter-PS) compared to elderly healthy controls.

Why this matters

  • The synchronization in periodic cortical activation between the brain hemispheres, inter-PS, may develop over time in response to asymmetric subcortical neural damage and thus could be a biomarker reflecting disease progression and interventional efficacy in PD.

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