Factors affecting survival of patients with neurodegenerative disease.


BACKGROUND Survival varies widely among different neurodegenerative diseases. Data on the role of the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) and apolipoprotein E (APOE) in survival are sparse except for Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHODS We studied mortality of 3,581 patients in an academic clinic from 1993 to 2004. Average follow-up was 4.1 years. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000306055


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