Ernie Willoughby

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) is not uniform, with a latitudinal gradient of prevalence present in most studies. Understanding the drivers of this gradient may allow a better understanding of the environmental factors involved in MS pathogenesis. METHOD The New Zealand national MS prevalence study (NZMSPS) is a cross-sectional study(More)
New Zealand is a high risk region for multiple sclerosis (MS). The aim of this study was to investigate demographic, clinical and temporal factors associated with disability status in the New Zealand National Multiple Sclerosis Prevalence Study (NZNMSPS) cohort. Data were obtained from the 2006 NZNMSPS with MS diagnosis based on the 2005 McDonald criteria.(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency and range of neurological manifestations of phaeochromocytomas and secretory paragangliomas. METHODS A retrospective review of case notes of patients admitted to Auckland Hospital from 1985 to 2011 with a discharge diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma or secretory paraganglioma. RESULTS Ninety-three patients were admitted(More)
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