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Can rate of brain atrophy in multiple sclerosis be explained by clinical and MRI characteristics?

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INTRODUCTION: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is characterized, besides focal lesions, by brain atrophy. The determinants of atrophy rates in individual patients are poorly understood. AIM: This study investigated the predictive value of clinical and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) factors, including short-term changes thereof, for concurrent and future atrophy evolution using Spearman's rank correlations and stepwise multiple linear regression. METHODS: We retrospectively identified a group of 115...

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10.1177/1352458508100505

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Journal:
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)
Volume:
15
Issue:
4
Pages:
465-471
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1477-0970
ISSN:
1352-4585
URN:
uuid:7ab4ce46-506b-4d5e-b7d9-4280db75cf2a
Source identifiers:
243437
Local pid:
pubs:243437

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