Lymphangioleiomyomatosis and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex in Quebec: Prevalence and Health-care Utilization.

@article{Kristof2015LymphangioleiomyomatosisAT,
  title={Lymphangioleiomyomatosis and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex in Quebec: Prevalence and Health-care Utilization.},
  author={Arnold Scott Kristof and Pei Zhi Li and Philippe Major and Jennifer Sophie Landry},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2015},
  volume={148 2},
  pages={444-449}
}
BACKGROUND Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a manifestation of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) that causes destruction of the lung and chronic respiratory failure. Population-based estimates of demographics, clinical outcomes, and health-care utilization are lacking for TSC and LAM. METHODS Data on demographics, clinical outcomes, and health-care utilization in the Quebec ministerial provincial health-care database were analyzed for their association with TSC and LAM. RESULTS A total of 1… CONTINUE READING
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