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Research Article

Low-Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation over Right Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Parkinson’s Disease

Table 2

Primary outcome comparisons between active and sham rTMS groups.

GroupBaseline scoreScore at 1 monthAbsolute change in score

UPDRS part IIIActive27.84 ± 8.9622.26 ± 7.32−5.58 ± 3.37<0.001<0.001
Sham29.00 ± 13.1628.64 ± 13.84−0.36 ± 1.340.34
NMSQActive12.05 ± 4.6110.37 ± 4.18−1.68 ± 2.11<0.01<0.05
Sham8.79 ± 5.168.43 ± 5.46−0.36 ± 1.390.36

Abbreviations: UPDRS: Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale; NMSQ: Nonmotor Symptom Questionnaire. P1: paired t-test value between baseline and 1 month. : independent t-test between groups.

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