ALS multidisciplinary clinic and survival

  title={ALS multidisciplinary clinic and survival},
  author={Stefano Zoccolella and Ettore Beghi and Guerrino Palagano and Angela Fraddosio and Vito Guerra and Vito Lepore and Isabella Laura Simone and Paolo Lamberti and Luigi Serlenga and Giancarlo Logroscino},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease affecting motorneurons, for which there is no effective cure. Because of the multifactorial nature of impairment and disablity in ALS, multidisciplinary clinics (MDC) have been recently introduced in the management of ALS patients; their effects on survival remain, however, largely debated. To compare survival of ALS patients who received their care at MDC with that of patients followed by general neurology clinics. Source of… CONTINUE READING


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