Experimental multiple sclerosis vascular shunting procedure halted at Stanford

  title={Experimental multiple sclerosis vascular shunting procedure halted at Stanford},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Neurology
Cerebrospinal fluid from 582 persons was analyzed by a double-antibody radioimmunoassay for the presence of material cross-reactive with peptide 43-88 of human myelin basic protein (BP). In a group of 104 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), 23 of 33 individuals clinically judged to have had an exacerbation within two weeks prior to the time CSF was obtained had detectable material ranging from 2 to 200 ng/ml. In the remaining 71 MS patients who either were stable or had had an exacerbation… Expand
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