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An adverse lipid profile and increased levels of adiposity significantly predict clinical course after a first demyelinating event

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Objective

To investigate the prospective associations between adiposity and lipid-related variables and conversion to MS, time to subsequent relapse and progression in disability.

Methods

A cohort of 279 participants with a first clinical diagnosis of CNS demyelination was prospectively followed to 5-year review. Height, weight, waist and hip circumference were measured, and serum samples taken for measurement of lipids and apolipoproteins. Survival analysis was u...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1136/jnnp-2016-315037

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National Health and Medical Research Council More from this funder
National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia More from this funder
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
88
Issue:
5
Pages:
395-401
Publication date:
2017-03-20
Acceptance date:
2017-02-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Pubs id:
pubs:687281
URN:
uri:c9c1389b-595d-462e-998a-676ce083f412
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uuid:c9c1389b-595d-462e-998a-676ce083f412
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pubs:687281

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