TITLE

Glatiramer acetate delayed conversion to multiple sclerosis in patients with clinically isolated syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Paulseth, J. E. Rick
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;1/19/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study conducted by professor G. Comi and colleagues to know whether glatiramer acetate delays conversion to clinically definite multiple sclerosis (MS) in patients with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS). A randomized placebo-controlled trial was conducted in 481 patients 18 to 45 years of age who had 1 unifocal neurologic event in the previous 90 days and it was found that Glatiramer acetate reduces risk for conversion to MS.
ACCESSION #
48180246

 

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