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A proposed staging system for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive loss of upper and lower motor neurons, with a median survival of 2-3 years. Although various phenotypic and research diagnostic classification systems exist and several prognostic models have been generated, there is no staging system. Staging criteria for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis would help to provide a universal and objective measure of disease progression with benefits for patient care, resource...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/brain/awr351

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Rojas-Garcia, R More by this author
Scotton, W More by this author
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Brain Journal website
Volume:
135
Issue:
3
Pages:
847-852
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
URN:
uuid:cc29e9ff-91ae-4752-83e3-765f31261769
Source identifiers:
320690
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pubs:320690

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