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BACKGROUND Although the results of hip arthrodesis compare favorably with those of total hip arthroplasty (THA) in younger patients, long-term consequences such as osteoarthritis of the neighboring joints may necessitate conversion of the arthrodesis to THA. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES The purpose of the present study is to assess mid-term clinical outcome and(More)
BACKGROUND The role of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to evaluate treatment response postneoadjuvant therapy for restaging esophageal cancer prior to surgical resection is uncertain. Accuracy of EUS is lower but potential to predict response to chemoradiation indicates that EUS may be helpful prior to surgery. OBJECTIVE To determine staging accuracy of EUS(More)
INTRODUCTION We analysed the value of the diagnostic criteria of the International Headache Society (IHS) for the classification of the primary headaches in a headache clinic. PATIENTS AND METHODS The IHS criteria were applied to classify 208 headaches in 194 patients. Forty-two had migraine, 18 tension type headache and 76 chronic daily headaches (CDH).(More)
The post-marketing international Global Adherence Project investigated adherence to disease-modifying therapy for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. We report adherence data from the first 2 years in the Spanish subset of patients (n = 254 at baseline). The overall adherence rate was 85.4%. Patients taking intramuscular (IM) interferon-β (IFNβ)-1a were(More)
BACKGROUND In this article we report adherence data from the first 2 years in a subset of patients from the Global Adherence Project (GAP; n=2,648) in Spain. METHODS A questionnaire assessing adherence to Disease-modifying therapies (DMTs), was distributed annually to patients and their treating neurologists. Non-adherence was defined as missing a DMT(More)
INTRODUCTION Hemichorea is uncommon in acute cerebrovascular accidents. Its appearance is in relation to the contralateral involvement of the basal ganglia, particularly the striate ganglion. With current neuroimaging techniques it is possible to identify the lesions responsible for these abnormal movements. Magnetic resonance (MR) is the technique of(More)