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Incidence of Epilepsy and Unprovoked Seizures in Rochester, Minnesota: 1935–1984
Age‐and gender‐specific incidence trends were similar to those of epilepsy, but a higher proportion of cases was of unknown etiology and was characterized by generalized onset seizures.
Prevalence of Epilepsy in Rochester, Minnesota: 1940–1980
The prevalence of epilepsy in Rochester, Minnesota has been determined for a specific date in each of 5 decennial census years since 1940, and was highest in the oldest age groups after 1950.
Apolipoprotein E status as a predictor of the development of Alzheimer's disease in memory-impaired individuals.
Patients with mild cognitive impairment can be clinically defined, many members of this group progress to Alzheimer's disease, and APOE epsilon 4 allele status appears to be a strong predictor of clinical progression.
Incidence and clinical features of trigeminal neuralgia, Rochester, Minnesota, 1945–1984
- S. Katusic, C. Beard, Erik Bergstralth, L. Kurland
- Medicine, PsychologyAnnals of neurology
- 1 January 1990
An elevated relative risk associated with hypertension (both overall and among women in the cohort) is indicated and prevalence of multiple sclerosis was significantly greater among the group of 75 patients who had trigeminal neuralgia.
Population‐Based Study of Herpes Zoster and Its Sequelae
The dermatomal distribution of herpes zoster observed in Rochester was quite similar to previous studies, despite their inherent biases in case ascertainment, except for a lower proportion with cranial nerve zoster.
50-year trends in the incidence of anorexia nervosa in Rochester, Minn.: a population-based study.
- A. R. Lucas, C. Beard, W. O'Fallon, L. Kurland
- Medicine, PsychologyThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 July 1991
Anorexia nervosa is more common among girls 15-19 years old it is a very common chronic illness and its incidence has increased among females 15-24 years old but not among older women or among males.
The Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Rochester, Minnesota, 1935 Through 1967
Comprehensive review of methods indicates that, although rates may indeed differ among different populations, a major problem is the wide variation in the completeness of case ascertainment and the definitions of epilepsy used.
Epidemiology of cervical radiculopathy. A population-based study from Rochester, Minnesota, 1976 through 1990.
- K. Radhakrishnan, W. Litchy, W. O'Fallon, L. Kurland
- MedicineBrain : a journal of neurology
- 1 April 1994
At last follow-up 90% of population-based patients were asymptomatic or only midly incapacitated due to cervical radiculopathy, and a combination of radicular pain and sensory deficit, and objective muscle weakness were predictors of a decision to operate.
Epidemiology of focal and generalized dystonia in Rochester, Minnesota
- J. Nutt, M. Muenter, A. Aronson, L. Kurland, L. Melton
- Medicine, PsychologyMovement disorders : official journal of the…
Investigation in the Rochester, Minnesota, population over the period 1950–1982 found that Torticollis was the most common focal dystonia; essential blepharospasm, oromandibular dySTONia, spasmodic dysphonia, and writer's cramp were less common and had roughly equal incidence and prevalence rates.
PROBLEMS OF EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS OF THERAPY IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: REPORT BY THE PANEL ON THE EVALUATION OF EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS OF THERAPY IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
- G. Schumacher, Gilbert Beebe, T. L. Willmon
- Medicine, PsychologyAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
- 1 March 1965
Since its etiology and pathogenesis have eluded detection, it is not surprising that therapeutic attempts have been empiric and often unscientific.