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Cervical cord atrophy assessment on magnetic resonance imaging: PROMiSe trial

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Multiple Sclerosis 15 June 2004, vol. 10, no. Supplement 1, pp. 79-80(2)
Li D.; Laule C.; Vavasour I.; Vavasour J.; Whittall K.; MacKay A.
Radiology Department, The University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall West, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 2B5

The research plan to study the cervical cord in a subgroup of patients enrolled in the PROMise trial is described.

Baseline and annual MRI evaluation will be performed to assess cervical cord area and quantitative T2 relaxation measurement changes at the C2 level.