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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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Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Buenos Aires, Argentina using the capture‐recapture method
Background:  Scarce data exist about multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalence in South America. The objective of the study is to determine the prevalence of MS in a high populated area from ArgentinaExpand
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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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CD24 as a genetic modifier of disease progression in multiple sclerosis in Argentinean patients
INTRODUCTION Previous reports have shown that CD24 gene polymorphisms have an important role in the risk of development and progression of multiple sclerosis (MS). OBJECTIVE To investigate theExpand
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Epidemiological characteristics of pregnancy, delivery, and birth outcome in women with multiple sclerosis in Argentina (EMEMAR study)
Background The influence of pregnancy on Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has been extensively studied but such influence on Latin American women with MS has not been characterized. Our objective was toExpand
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A systematic review of the epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in South America
Hundreds of publications dealing with the prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) throughout the world exist, but little data have been published from South America. Epidemiological studies of MS varyExpand
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Oligoclonal bands in multiple sclerosis patients: worse prognosis?
Abstract Introduction: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) oligoclonal bands (OB) imply intrathecal immunoglobulin synthesis and B-cell immune process. There is scarce evidence of OB having a role in diseaseExpand
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Incidence of multiple sclerosis in Buenos Aires: a 16‐year health maintenance organization‐based study
Objective:  The present study was undertaken to determine the incidence of MS in a health maintenance organization from Buenos Aires, the largest populated area in Argentina.
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Registro de enfermedad cerebrovascular isquémica
Current knowledge of stroke risk factors and epidemiology is based mostly on USA or European studies; scarce data have been published from developing countries. Because epidemiological and clinicalExpand
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Assessing the value of spinal cord lesions in predicting development of multiple sclerosis in patients with clinically isolated syndromes
The purpose of this study was to determine the value of spinal cord lesions as a predictive factor for conversion in clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) patients. Patients with CIS and withoutExpand
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