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Accuracy of Markerless 3D Motion Capture Evaluation to Differentiate between On/Off Status in Parkinson’s Disease after Deep Brain Stimulation

Table 2

Comparable items between the UPDRS-III and Body Motion Evaluation.

Functional modalitiesUPDRS-III itemsBME itemsDescription of BME items

Upper extremityRigidity (upper limbs 3.3)Shoulder flexion (right and left)All are range of motion, measured in degrees
Body bradykinesia (3.14)Shoulder extension (right and left)
Shoulder internal/external rotation (right and left)
Maximum shoulder abduction (right and left)

Lower extremityRigidity (lower limbs 3.3)Bilateral squat depthAll measured in centimeters and inches
Gait (3.10)Lunge distance (right and left)
Body bradykinesia (3.14)

TrunkRigidity (neck 3.3)Trunk rotation (right and left)All measured in degrees
Posture (3.13)Trunk flexion
Trunk extension

Balance and posturePostural stability (3.12)Anterior-posterior hip displacementPatients were asked to remain for 10 seconds with arms outstretched to the sides, eyes closed, and head tilted upward
Posture (3.13)Medial-lateral hip displacementHip displacement was measured in centimeters

GaitArising from a chair (3.9)CadenceStrides/minute
Gait (3.10)Gait speedMeters/second
Freezing of gait (3.11)Stride lengthCentimeters
Posture (3.13)Step length (right and left)Centimeters
Body bradykinesia (3.14)Step width (right and left)Centimeters

BME, Body Motion Evaluation; UPDRS-III, Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale.

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