Modifications to the McDonald MRI dissemination in space criteria for use in Asians with classic multiple sclerosis: the Taiwanese experience.

@article{Chen2010ModificationsTT,
  title={Modifications to the McDonald MRI dissemination in space criteria for use in Asians with classic multiple sclerosis: the Taiwanese experience.},
  author={Shao-Yuan Chen and C. Lo and Wen-Lin Hsu and Hung-Wen Kao and C. S. Hsueh and Wei-Chen Lin and Chia-Chen Liu and Wei-Yu Wang and Chia-Chun Hsu},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={1213-9}
}
BACKGROUND The McDonald MRI dissemination in space criteria have been found to be less sensitive when applied to Asians with classic multiple sclerosis. The Asian neurological community thus proposed modifications to the criteria with reduction of minimal number of T2 lesions from nine to four, and removal of restriction on spinal cord lesion length and morphology for use in Asians. OBJECTIVE The study is to examine the accuracy of modified MRI dissemination in space criteria for prediction… CONTINUE READING