New MRI criteria have high efficiency in MS

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New MRI criteria have high efficiency in MS

Postby MSUK » Fri Oct 15, 2010 11:57 pm


New criteria for diagnosing multiple sclerosis with a single MRI have a sensitivity of up to 86% and a specificity of up to 75%, researchers said here.

Their study is one of the first by an independent group to test the criteria developed by MAGNIMS (Magnetic Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis), a consortium of European academic researchers.

"The goal of the new criteria is to save time, to allow treatment to be started earlier," Mayra Gomez-Moreno, MD, of the Infanta Leonor Hospital in Madrid, Spain, told attendees at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis meeting.... Read More - ... ageid/1816
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