Relationship between timed 25-foot walk and diffusion tensor imaging in multiple sclerosis

  title={Relationship between timed 25-foot walk and diffusion tensor imaging in multiple sclerosis},
  author={Sylvia Klineova and Rebecca Straus Farber and Catarina Saiote and Colleen Farrell and Bradley N. Delman and L. N. Tanenbaum and Joshua Friedman and Matilde Inglese and Fred D Lublin and Stephen C. Krieger},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis journal - experimental, translational and clinical},
Objective/Background The majority of multiple sclerosis patients experience impaired walking ability, which impacts quality of life. Timed 25-foot walk is commonly used to gauge gait impairment but results can be broadly variable. Objective biological markers that correlate closely with patients’ disability are needed. Diffusion tensor imaging, quantifying fiber tract integrity, might provide such information. In this project we analyzed relationships between timed 25-foot walk, conventional… 

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