Chau Thai Truong

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Malnutrition, present in 16-50% of ALS patients, is an independent prognostic factor for worsened survival. It is caused primarily by swallowing dysfunction, resulting from involvement of the lower sets of cranial nerves, but hypermetabolism is also implicated. Malnutrition itself can produce neuromuscular weakness and adversely affect patients' quality of(More)
The aim of the study is to present a computerized database of the Neurology department of Limoges University Hospital and the main results obtained from data of 340 patients suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), diagnosed between 1984 and 1997. It is a user friendly and can be accessed by all neurologists at any level of computer knowledge.(More)
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