M Jarebinski

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We present the results of the first epidemiological study of ALS in Belgrade. The distribution of 58 newly discovered cases in a 7-year survey period (1985-1991) showed that the average annual age-adjusted incidence rate was 0.42 per 100,000 population (95% confidence interval, 0.18-0.83). The rate for males was 1.5 times higher than the rate for females.(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the distribution of multiple sclerosis in the Belgrade population. METHODS All persons who were affected and/or died from multiple sclerosis (Poser's criteria), with residence in the Belgrade region had been collected from January 1, 1985 to December 31, 1996. Prevalence was adjusted by direct method, using world population. (More)
All children born in 1989 and 1990 in the district of Krusevac in Central Serbia (population 140,000) were followed to the end of 1995. The total number of children was 3,102. The cumulative incidence of febrile seizures was 25.1/1,000, that of single febrile seizures 3.9/1,000 and that of epilepsy (i.e. recurrent afebrile seizures) 6.5/1,000. The peak(More)
This is the first epidemiological study of myasthenia gravis (MG) in the area of Belgrade. During the survey period (1983 1992), 124 incidental cases of MG were observed, producing an average annual incidence rate of 7.1 per million population (women, 8.3; men, 5.8). Age and sex specific incidence rates for females demonstrated a bimodal pattern, with the(More)
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