Cognitive impairment in MS is expressed in clinical course

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Cognitive impairment in MS is expressed in clinical course

Post by MSUK » Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:30 am

Cognitive impairment in MS is expressed in clinical course of the disease in 43-70% of cases

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The leading international experts in the field of neurological research for multiple sclerosis gathered in Florence for the event sponsored by Serono Symposia International Foundation (SSIF) to discuss the correct clinical management of cognitive disorders caused by the disease.

The event, "Cognition Disorders in MS", was produced with the scientific contribution of Professor Maria Pia Amato from the Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences of the University of Florence, along with Professor Giancarlo Comi from the Experimental Neurology Institute Vita Salute San Raffaele at the University of Milan.

"It's erroneous and quite simplistic to maintain that multiple sclerosis is debilitating to the physical and motor functions alone," said Professor Amato. "Clinically, cognitive disorders are common and can be highly disabling."... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1264
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