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Geographical Variations in Sex Ratio Trends over Time in Multiple Sclerosis
Background A female/male (F/M) ratio increase over time in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients was demonstrated in many countries around the world. So far, a direct comparison of sex ratio time-trendsExpand
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Defining secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.
A number of studies have been conducted with the onset of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis as an inclusion criterion or an outcome of interest. However, a standardized objective definition ofExpand
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Acute ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack in the very old – risk factor profile and stroke subtype between patients older than 80 years and patients aged less than 80 years
Old age groups have different risk profile and stroke features compared to younger groups. Our aim was to examine the risk factor profile and stroke subtype in patients older than 80 years withExpand
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The frequency of CSF oligoclonal banding in multiple sclerosis increases with latitude
Background: With the advent of MRI scanning, the value of lumbar puncture to assess oligoclonal band (OCB) statusfor the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) is increasingly uncertain. One majorExpand
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Cardiovascular risk factors and frontotemporal dementia: a case–control study
Cardiovascular risk factors (CRF) were widely described as related to dementia. There are very few studies regarding this association in FTD. The objective of the study was to compare the frequencyExpand
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MSBase: an international, online registry and platform for collaborative outcomes research in multiple sclerosis
Observational cohort studies are a powerful tool to assess the long-term outcome in chronic diseases. This study design has been utilized in local and regional outcome studies in multiple sclerosisExpand
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Argentine Patagonia: prevalence and clinical features of multiple sclerosis
There are few studies reporting multiple sclerosis prevalence rates in the Buenos Aires region, Argentina (latitude 34°S) (between 12–18.5/100 000 inhabitants), and no studies have been performed inExpand
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The epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in Latin America and the Caribbean: a systematic review
The incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) varies geographically as shown through extensive epidemiological studies performed mainly in developed countries. Nonetheless, scant data isExpand
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Interferon Beta for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.
BACKGROUND This is an updated Cochrane review of the previous version published (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD006643. DOI:Expand
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Towards establishing MS prevalence in Latin America and the Caribbean
A very high prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been reported in some Western European and North American countries. The few surveys of MS epidemiology in South America reveal lower prevalenceExpand
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