Spinal cord atrophy in multiple sclerosis and relationship with disability across clinical phenotypes.

@article{Bernitsas2015SpinalCA,
  title={Spinal cord atrophy in multiple sclerosis and relationship with disability across clinical phenotypes.},
  author={Evanthia Bernitsas and Fen Bao and Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad and Jessica Chorostecki and Carla Santiago and Alexandros C. Tselis and Christina Caon and Imad T. Zak and Scott R. Millis and Omar A. Khan},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis and related disorders},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={47-51}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown a relationship between spinal cord atrophy and clinical disability in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). OBJECTIVES We examined the correlation between cervical cord cross-sectional area at the C2 vertebral level (CSA-C2) and the expanded disability status scale (EDSS) in patients with relapsing-remitting and progressive forms of MS. The latter included both secondary and primary progressive MS patients. METHODS A total of 150 patients with MS were… CONTINUE READING
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