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PURPOSE (1) to evaluate objectively changes in cognitive function and electrophysiologic characteristics associated with hypothyroidism of varying severity and duration in primarily older persons; (2) to determine whether these changes are reversible when a euthyroid state has been attained after treatment with thyroid hormone. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We(More)
Ninety-eight patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the chronic progression phase entered a 3-year clinical trial to determine if azathioprine (AZ) alone or with adrenal cortical steroids stabilizes the course of MS. In group AM, the patients took AZ throughout and methylprednisolone (MP) for the first 36 weeks. Group AP received AZ and placebo instead of(More)
It has been widely assumed that most of the recovery following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs within the first 6 months, and that virtually all of the recovery occurs within the first 1-2 years post-injury. In an effort to evaluate the long-term recovery of patients who had sustained severe TBI, we interviewed the relatives and significant(More)
Visual evoked potentials (VEP), brain stem auditory evoked potentials (BAEP), somatosensory evoked potential (SEP), and long latency event related potentials (ERP) have been used to assess various aspects of the central nervous system. Multimodality evoked potential (MEP) testing uses a combination of these tests in the same clinical setting. In the(More)
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