Factors predicting survival in ALS: a multicenter Italian study

  title={Factors predicting survival in ALS: a multicenter Italian study},
  author={A. Calvo and C. Moglia and C. Lunetta and K. Marinou and N. Ticozzi and G. D. Ferrante and C. Scial{\`o} and G. Sorar{\`u} and F. Trojsi and A. Conte and Y. Falzone and R. Tortelli and M. Russo and A. Chi{\`o} and V. Sansone and G. Mora and V. Silani and P. Volanti and C. Caponnetto and G. Querin and M. R. Monsurr{\`o} and M. Sabatelli and N. Riva and G. Logroscino and S. Messina and N. Fini and J. Mandrioli},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  • A. Calvo, C. Moglia, +24 authors J. Mandrioli
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology
  • The aim of this multicenter, retrospective study is to investigate the role of clinical characteristics and therapeutic intervention on ALS prognosis. The study included patients diagnosed from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2013 in 13 Italian referral centers for ALS located in 10 Italian regions. Caring neurologists collected a detailed phenotypic profile and follow-up data until death into an electronic database. One center collected also data from a population-based registry for ALS. 2648… CONTINUE READING
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