Prolonged survival in motor neuron disease: a descriptive study of the King's database 1990-2002.

  title={Prolonged survival in motor neuron disease: a descriptive study of the King's database 1990-2002.},
  author={Martin R. Turner and Matthew J Parton and Christopher E. Shaw and Peter Nigel Leigh and Ammar Al-Chalabi},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={74 7},
Motor neuron disease is a clinically heterogeneous disease with significant differences in survival. The authors have characterised a subset of long term survivors seen in a tertiary clinic over a 12 year period in terms of clinical variables and demographics, comparing them with short term survivors and the remaining population. Thirty of 769 patients survived more than 10 years, corresponding to 4% of the total population. Significantly younger onset of disease symptoms and a predominance of… CONTINUE READING

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