Falls in Spinocerebellar Ataxias: Results of the EuroSCA Fall Study

@article{Fonteyn2010FallsIS,
  title={Falls in Spinocerebellar Ataxias: Results of the EuroSCA Fall Study},
  author={Ella M. R. Fonteyn and Tanja Schmitz-H{\"u}bsch and Carla C. P. Verstappen and Laslo Baliko and Bastiaan R. Bloem and S. Boesch and Lisa M. Bunn and P. Charles and Alexandra D{\"u}rr and A. Filla and Paola Giunti and Christoph Globas and Thomas Klockgether and B{\'e}la Melegh and Massimo Pandolfo and Anna De Rosa and Ludger Sch{\"o}ls and Dagmar Timmann and Marten Munneke and B Kremer and Bart P. C. Warrenburg},
  journal={The Cerebellum},
  year={2010},
  volume={9},
  pages={232-239}
}
To investigate the frequency, details, and consequences of falls in patients with autosomal dominant spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs) and to derive specific disease-related risk factors that are associated with an increased fall frequency. Two hundred twenty-eight patients with SCA1, SCA2, SCA3, or SCA6, recruited from the EuroSCA natural history study, completed a fall questionnaire that assessed the frequency, consequences, and several details of falls in the previous 12 months. Relevant… 
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