Disability and prognosis in multiple sclerosis: demographic and clinical variables important for the ability to walk and awarding of disability pension

@article{Myhr2001DisabilityAP,
  title={Disability and prognosis in multiple sclerosis: demographic and clinical variables important for the ability to walk and awarding of disability pension},
  author={K. Myhr and T. Riise and C. Vedeler and M. Nortvedt and M. Gr{\o}nning and R. Midgard and H. Nyland},
  journal={Multiple Sclerosis},
  year={2001},
  volume={7},
  pages={59 - 65}
}
  • K. Myhr, T. Riise, +4 authors H. Nyland
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Objective: To evaluate disability and prognosis in an untreated population-based incidence cohort of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Methods: The Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) score was recorded in 220 MS patients. Disease progression was assessed by life table analysis with different endpoints and multivariate Cox regression analysis was performed for evaluation of prognostic factors. Results: The probability of being alive after 15 years was 94.8+1.8% (s.e.), of managing without a… CONTINUE READING
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