Impact of DMDs on the survival of patients with MS in Taiwan

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Impact of DMDs on the survival of patients with MS in Taiwan

Postby MSUK » Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:43 am

Impact of disease-modifying therapies on the survival of patients with MS in Taiwan, 1997-2008

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Little is known about the impact of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) on the survival of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) throughout the world.

OBJECTIVE: We conducted this study to investigate the association between DMTs and the survival of patients with MS in Taiwan......Read More - http://www.securio.net/msuk/index.cfm/ethnicgroups
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Re: Impact of DMDs on the survival of patients with MS in Ta

Postby Thomas » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:29 am

CONCLUSION: The results of this study support the notion that DMTs can improve the survival of patients with MS, and show that individuals with the risk factors of older age, rural residence and lower economic status had a higher MS-related mortality risk in Taiwan.
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