Development and validation of a prognostic scoring model for Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: an observational cohort study

@inproceedings{Kumagai2017DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a prognostic scoring model for Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: an observational cohort study},
  author={Shogo Kumagai and Akihiro Ito and Toru Hashimoto and Satoshi Marumo and Hironobu Tokumasu and Aya Kotani and Haruka Yamaki and Masahiro Shirata and Koji Furuuchi and Motonari Fukui and Tadashi Ishida},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) lung disease (LD) have a heterogeneous prognosis. This study aimed to develop and validate a prognostic scoring model for these patients using independent risk factors for survival. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the data of patients with MAC-LD from two hospitals (cohort 1, n = 368; cohort 2… CONTINUE READING