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Standardized assessment of the signal intensity increase on unenhanced T1-weighted images in the brain: the European Gadolinium Retention Evaluation Consortium (GREC) Task Force position statement.

Eur Radiol 2019 Aug 9;29(8):3959-3967. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-018-5803-6DOI Listing
August 2019

Use of gadolinium for MRI diagnostic or surveillance studies in patients with MS.

Neurology 2019 Aug 8;93(6):239-240. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

From the NMR Research Unit (L.H.), Queens Square MS Centre, Department of Neuroinflammation, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, Faculty of Brain Science, University College London, UK; Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image Guided Therapy (L.H.), Medical University of Vienna, Austria; Washington University School of Medicine (R.T.N.), Saint Louis, MO; and Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology (A.R.), University Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007891DOI Listing
August 2019

Longitudinal spinal cord atrophy in multiple sclerosis using the generalized boundary shift integral.

Ann Neurol 2019 Aug 6. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Queen Square Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Neuroinflammation, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ana.25571DOI Listing
August 2019

Peri-ictal magnetic resonance imaging in status epilepticus: Temporal relationship and prognostic value in 60 patients.

Seizure 2019 Aug 31;71:289-294. Epub 2019 Aug 31.

Epilepsy Unit, Neurology Department, Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2019.08.013DOI Listing
August 2019

Predictors of response to endovascular treatment of posterior circulation stroke.

Eur J Radiol 2019 Jul 2;116:219-224. Epub 2019 May 2.

Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain; Interventional Neuroradiology Section, Department of Radiology, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2019.05.001DOI Listing
July 2019

Usefulness of brain perfusion CT in focal-onset status epilepticus.

Epilepsia 2019 Jul 5;60(7):1317-1324. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Neuroradiology Section, Radiology Department, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epi.16063DOI Listing
July 2019

Brain regional volume estimations with NeuroQuant and FIRST: a study in patients with a clinically isolated syndrome.

Neuroradiology 2019 Jun 5;61(6):667-674. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Neuroradiology Section, Department of Radiology, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital and Research Institute (VHIR), Autonomous University, Psg. Vall d'Hebron 119-129, 08035, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00234-019-02191-3DOI Listing
June 2019

Imaging of meningeal inflammation should become part of the routine MRI protocol - Commentary.

Authors:
Àlex Rovira

Mult Scler 2019 03 4;25(3):333-335. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Autonomous University of Barcelona and Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458518799590DOI Listing
March 2019

Cerebrovascular disease burden in late-onset non-lesional focal epilepsy.

Seizure 2019 Mar 8;66:31-35. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Epilepsy Unit, Neurology Department, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2019.02.004DOI Listing
March 2019

Menarche, pregnancies, and breastfeeding do not modify long-term prognosis in multiple sclerosis.

Neurology 2019 Mar 1;92(13):e1507-e1516. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

From the Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Department of Neurology/Neuroimmunology (M.I.Z., S.O.-R., G.A., L.N., I.G., J.R., M.C., C.N., M.J.A., A.V.-J., J.C., B.R., L.M., P.M., J.S.-G., X.M., M.T.), and Unitat de RM, Servei de Radiologia (M.I.Z., A.R., L.N., R.M., C.A., X.M.), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Unitat d'Estadística i Bioinformàtica (UEB) (M.I.Z., S.P.-H., L.N., X.M.), Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca (VHIR), Barcelona, Spain; Servicio de Neurología (M.I.Z., L.N., X.M.), Instituto Neurológico de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia; Raul Carrea Institute for Neurological Research (L.N., X.M.), FLENI, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Division of Neurology (X.M.), St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007178DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6453769PMC
March 2019

Association between pathological and MRI findings in multiple sclerosis.

Lancet Neurol 2019 Feb;18(2):198-210

Neuroimaging Research Unit and Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30451-4DOI Listing
February 2019

Unraveling treatment response in multiple sclerosis: A clinical and MRI challenge.

Neurology 2019 Jan 26;92(4):180-192. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

From the Department of Neurosciences (C.G., L.P.), San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy; Centre d'Esclerosi Multiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Department of Neurology/Neuroimmunology (M.T., J.R., J.S.-G., X.M.), and Magnetic Resonance Unit, Department of Radiology (A.R.), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain; Biostatistics Unit (M.P.S.), Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa; Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.F., M.A.R.), Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (J.P.), West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; Institutes of Neurology & Healthcare Engineering (O.C., F.B.), University College London (O.C.), UK; Amsterdam Neuroscience and Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (F.B., H.V.), VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Neurology (J.L.F.), Rigshospitalet Glostrup and University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Neuroradiological Academic Unit (T.A.Y.), Institute of Neurology, London, UK; Department of Neurology (C.E.), Medical University of Graz, Austria; Neurologic Clinic and Policlinic, Department of Medicine (L.K.), Clinical Research, Biomedicine and Biomedical Engineering, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Switzerland; Department of Neurology and Psychiatry (C.P.), Sapienza University, Rome; and Neurology and Neurometabolic Unit, Department of Neurological and Behavioral Sciences (N.D.S.), University of Siena, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000006810DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6345120PMC
January 2019

A critical appraisal of the quality of low back pain practice guidelines using the AGREE II tool and comparison with previous evaluations: a EuroAIM initiative.

Eur Spine J 2018 Nov 15;27(11):2781-2790. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

Spanish Back Pain Research Network, Kovacs Foundation, Paseo de Mallorca 36, 07012, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5763-1DOI Listing
November 2018

Measurement of Whole-Brain and Gray Matter Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis: Assessment with MR Imaging.

Radiology 2018 08 1;288(2):554-564. Epub 2018 May 1.

From the Neuroimaging Research Unit (L.S., M.A.R., E.P., M.F.) and Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience (M.A.R., M.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy; Department of Research and Development, Icometrix, Leuven, Belgium (W.V.H., D. Sima, D. Smeets); Xinapse Systems, Colchester, England (M.A.H.); Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, Siena, Italy (N.D.S.); Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain (A.R.); Unit of Clinical Neuroimmunology, CEM-Cat, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain (J.S.G.); and Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, England (J.P.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2018172468DOI Listing
August 2018

Brain atrophy 15 years after CIS: Baseline and follow-up clinico-radiological correlations.

Mult Scler 2018 05 26;24(6):721-727. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

Department of Neurology-Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat), Edifici Cemcat, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458517707070DOI Listing
May 2018

Classic Block Design "Pseudo"-Resting-State fMRI Changes After a Neurorehabilitation Program in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis.

J Neuroimaging 2018 05 5;28(3):313-319. Epub 2018 Feb 5.

Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jon.12500DOI Listing
May 2018

The value of oligoclonal bands in the multiple sclerosis diagnostic criteria.

Brain 2018 04;141(4):1075-1084

Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awy006DOI Listing
April 2018

Disability progression markers over 6-12 years in interferon-β-treated multiple sclerosis patients.

Mult Scler 2018 03 13;24(3):322-330. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

Servicio de Neurologia-Neuroimmunolgia, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1352458517698052
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458517698052DOI Listing
March 2018

Spinal cord lesions: A modest contributor to diagnosis in clinically isolated syndromes but a relevant prognostic factor.

Mult Scler 2018 03 16;24(3):301-312. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1352458517697830
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458517697830DOI Listing
March 2018

Evaluating the effect of multiple sclerosis lesions on automatic brain structure segmentation.

Neuroimage Clin 2017 8;15:228-238. Epub 2017 May 8.

Institute of Computer Vision and Robotics, University of Girona, Ed. P-IV, Campus Montilivi, 17073 Girona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2017.05.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5430150PMC
March 2018

Varicella-zoster meningovasculitis in a multiple sclerosis patient treated with natalizumab.

Mult Scler 2018 03 23;24(3):358-360. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Hospital Universitario Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458517711569DOI Listing
March 2018

Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: a multicentre study to compare revised McDonald-2010 and Filippi-2010 criteria.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2018 03 19;89(3):316-318. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2017-315863DOI Listing
March 2018

Prediction of a multiple sclerosis diagnosis in patients with clinically isolated syndrome using the 2016 MAGNIMS and 2010 McDonald criteria: a retrospective study.

Lancet Neurol 2018 02 21;17(2):133-142. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30469-6DOI Listing
February 2018

Lesion topographies in multiple sclerosis diagnosis: A reappraisal.

Neurology 2017 Dec 3;89(23):2351-2356. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

From Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (CEMCAT) (G.A., M.T., J.R., J.C., A.V.-J., I.G., C.N., M.C., P.M., B.R.-A., L.M., J.S.-G., X.M.), and Magnetic Resonance Unit, Department of Radiology (IDI) (C.A., R.M., A.d.B., A.R.), Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; and Division of Neurology (X.M.), St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000004715DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5719929PMC
December 2017

Chelated or dechelated gadolinium deposition.

Lancet Neurol 2017 12 14;16(12):955. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Departmental Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30364-2DOI Listing
December 2017

MR imaging in hyperacute ischemic stroke.

Eur J Radiol 2017 Nov 19;96:125-132. Epub 2017 Jun 19.

Section of Neuroradiology and MR Unit (Department of Radiology), Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2017.06.013DOI Listing
November 2017

MR Imaging in Monitoring and Predicting Treatment Response in Multiple Sclerosis.

Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2017 May 14;27(2):277-287. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Neuroradiology Unit, Department of Radiology (IDI), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain; Magnetic Resonance Unit, Department of Radiology (IDI), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nic.2017.01.001DOI Listing
May 2017

Brain Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis: Clinical Relevance and Technical Aspects.

Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2017 May 20;27(2):289-300. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Neuroradiology Unit, Department of Radiology (IDI), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain; Magnetic Resonance Unit, Department of Radiology (IDI), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Passeig Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nic.2017.01.002DOI Listing
May 2017

Advances in the Diagnosis, Characterization, and Monitoring of Multiple Sclerosis.

Authors:
Àlex Rovira

Neuroimaging Clin N Am 2017 05;27(2):xvii-xviii

Section of Neuroradiology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Pg. Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona 08035, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nic.2017.02.001DOI Listing
May 2017

Grey matter atrophy is associated with disability increase in natalizumab-treated patients.

Mult Scler 2017 Apr 11;23(4):556-566. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

Servei de Neurologia/Neuroimmunologia, Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458516656808DOI Listing
April 2017

Peripheral nervous system involvement in multiple sclerosis.

Authors:
Alex Rovira

Mult Scler 2017 04 10;23(5):751. Epub 2017 Feb 10.

Department of Radiology, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458517693469DOI Listing
April 2017

Cephalometric oropharynx and oral cavity analysis in Chiari malformation Type I: a retrospective case-control study.

J Neurosurg 2017 Feb 6;126(2):626-633. Epub 2016 May 6.

Pediatric Neurology Research Group, Vall d'Hebron Research Institute.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.1.JNS151590DOI Listing
February 2017

Other noninfectious inflammatory disorders.

Handb Clin Neurol 2016 ;135:425-446

Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí, CD-UDIAT, Sabadell, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-53485-9.00021-0DOI Listing
February 2017

Automated tissue segmentation of MR brain images in the presence of white matter lesions.

Med Image Anal 2017 01 30;35:446-457. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

Research institute of Computer Vision and Robotics, University of Girona, Ed. P-IV, Campus Montilivi, 17071 Girona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.media.2016.08.014DOI Listing
January 2017

ESNR Presidential Address, 2017.

Authors:
Alex Rovira

Neuroradiology 2017 Jan;59(1):1-2

Section of Neuroradiology (Department of Radiology), University Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00234-016-1759-xDOI Listing
January 2017

Spinal Cord in Multiple Sclerosis: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features and Differential Diagnosis.

Semin Ultrasound CT MR 2016 Oct 6;37(5):396-410. Epub 2016 May 6.

Department of Radiology, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.sult.2016.05.005DOI Listing
October 2016

Brain Volume Loss During the First Year of Interferon-Beta Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis: Baseline Inflammation and Regional Brain Volume Dynamics.

J Neuroimaging 2016 09 2;26(5):532-8. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Department of Neurology-Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jon.12337DOI Listing
September 2016

Neurofilament light chain level is a weak risk factor for the development of MS.

Neurology 2016 Sep 12;87(11):1076-84. Epub 2016 Aug 12.

From Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia (G.A., C.E., H.E., J.S.-G., E.S., M.C., J.R., C.N., C.T., J.C., A.V.-J., I.G., M.J.A., X.M., M.T.), Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (G.A., C.E., H.E., J.S.-G., E.S., M.C., J.R., C.N., C.T., J.C., A.V.-J., I.G., X.M., M.T.), Bellaterra; Departments of Neurology and Immunology (L.M.V., J.C.A.-C., C.P.), Multiple Sclerosis Unit, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria (IRYCIS), Madrid, Spain; Department of Neurology (J.K., L.K.), University Hospital Basel; Neurocentre of Southern Switzerland (G.D.), Ospedale Civico, Lugano, Switzerland; and Magnetic Resonance Unit (IDI) (D.P., C.A., A.R.), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000003085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5027802PMC
September 2016

Contribution of the symptomatic lesion in establishing MS diagnosis and prognosis.

Neurology 2016 Sep 26;87(13):1368-74. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

From Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (CEMCAT), Department of Neurology/Neuroimmunology (M.T., S.O.-R., J.R., G.A., B.P., C.T., I.G., M.C., C.N., M.J.A., A.V.-J., J.C., B.R.-A., L.M., J.S.-G., X.M.), and Magnetic Resonance Unit, Department of Radiology (R.M., C.A., À.R.), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000003144DOI Listing
September 2016

MRI monitoring of spinal cord changes in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Curr Opin Neurol 2016 Aug;29(4):445-52

aSection of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology (IDI), Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain bDepartment of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/WCO.0000000000000343DOI Listing
August 2016

The clinical perspective: How to personalise treatment in MS and how may biomarkers including imaging contribute to this?

Mult Scler 2016 08;22(2 Suppl):18-33

Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Neuroscience and Sense Organs, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458516650739DOI Listing
August 2016

Assessing response to interferon-β in a multicenter dataset of patients with MS.

Neurology 2016 Jul 15;87(2):134-40. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

From the University of Genoa (M.P.S.); Hospital San Camillo Forlanini (C.G.) and Department of Neurology and Psychiatry (L.P., C.P.), Sapienza University, Rome; Department of Neurology (M.R., V.M., G.C.) and Neuroimaging Research Unit (M.A.R., M.F.), San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy; Hospital Universitario Vall d'Hebron (J.R., M. Tintorè, A.R., X.M.), Barcelona, Spain; University of Verona (M.C.); Department of Public Health, Clinical and Molecular Medicine (E.C.), and Department of Medical Sciences (M.G.M., E.C.), University of Cagliari, Italy; Department of Neurology (C.E., F.F.), Medical University of Graz, Austria; Dip. to di Scienze Mediche, Chirurgiche, Neurologiche, Metaboliche e dell'Invecchiamento (A.G., G.T.), Seconda Universita' di Napoli, MRI Research Center "SUN-FISM," Hermitage-Capodimonte Clinic, Naples, Italy; Neurology (L.K., T.S.), Departments of Medicine, Clinical Research, and Biomedical Engineering, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland; DKD Helios Klinik Wiesbaden (T.S.), Germany; University of Siena (M.L.S., N.D.S.); and Department of Medical Sciences, Neurosciences and Sense Organs (M. Trojano, C.T.), University of Bari, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000002830DOI Listing
July 2016

An uncommon first manifestation of multiple sclerosis: Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy.

Mult Scler 2016 05 18;22(6):842-6. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

Department of Neurology/Neuroimmunology, Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458516638557DOI Listing
May 2016

Secondary progression is not the only explanation.

Acta Med Port 2014 May-Jun;27(3):393-6. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

Neurology-Neuroimmunology Department. Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia. Vall d'Hebron University Hospital. Barcelona. Spain.

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March 2016

MRI phenotypes with high neurodegeneration are associated with peripheral blood B-cell changes.

Hum Mol Genet 2016 Jan 24;25(2):308-16. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Institut de Recerca Vall d'Hebron (VHIR).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddv473DOI Listing
January 2016

Treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: therapy effects on brain atrophy.

J Neurol 2015 Dec 5;262(12):2617-26. Epub 2015 Jun 5.

Department of Neurology-Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat), Edifici Cemcat, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, P. Vall d'Hebron 119-129, 08035, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00415-015-7798-0DOI Listing
December 2015

Secondary progressive NMO, or concomitant NMO and a primary neurodegenerative disorder?

Mult Scler 2015 Dec 10;21(14):1876-8. Epub 2015 Sep 10.

Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Department of Neurology/Neuroimmunology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

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December 2015

A toolbox for multiple sclerosis lesion segmentation.

Neuroradiology 2015 Oct 31;57(10):1031-43. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

Computer Vision and Robotics Group, University of Girona, Campus Montilivi, Ed. P-IV, 17071, Girona, Spain.

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October 2015

Maximal Admission Core Lesion Compatible With Favorable Outcome in Acute Stroke Patients Undergoing Endovascular Procedures.

Stroke 2015 Oct 20;46(10):2849-52. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

From the Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology (M. Ribo, M. Rubiera, A.F., P.C., J.P., D.R.-L., S.B., M.M., C.A.M.) and Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology (A.T., M.L., C.V., A.R.), Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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October 2015

Effects of diazoxide in multiple sclerosis: A randomized, double-blind phase 2 clinical trial.

Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2015 Oct 10;2(5):e147. Epub 2015 Sep 10.

Institut d' Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS)-Hospital Clinic (P.V., A.S.), Barcelona, Spain; Unitat de RM (Servei de Radiologia) (A.R., X.M.), Departamento de Neurología-Neuroinmunología, Centro de Esclerosis Múltiple de Cataluña (Cemcat), Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain; Hospital Clinico San Carlos (R.A., C.O.-G.), Madrid, Spain; NeuroCure Clinical Research Center and Department of Neurology (F.P.), Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Hospital de La Princesa (V.M.-L.), Madrid, Spain; Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol (C.R.), Badalona, Spain; Hospital Regional Universitario (IBIMA) (O.F.), Malaga, Spain; Hospital Puerta de Hierro (A.G.-M.), Madrid, Spain; Hospital Universitari Dr Josep Trueta (L.R.-T.), IDIBGI, Girona, Spain; Hospital La Fe (B.C.), Valencia, Spain; Hospital Xeral-Cies (D.M.), Vigo, Spain; Hospital del Mar (J.E.M.-R.), Barcelona, Spain; Deutsche Klinik für Diagnostik (E.L.), Wiesbaden, Germany; Hospital Universitario Santiago de Compostela (J.M.P.), Spain; Department of Neurology (S.G.M.), University of Munster, Germany; TrialFormSupport (X.N.), Barcelona, Spain; Advancell, Advanced In Vitro Cell Technologies, S.A (C.C.), Barcelona, Spain; and Neurotec Pharma S.L (M.P.), Barcelona, Spain.

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October 2015

Evidence-based guidelines: MAGNIMS consensus guidelines on the use of MRI in multiple sclerosis-clinical implementation in the diagnostic process.

Nat Rev Neurol 2015 08 7;11(8):471-82. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Magnetic Resonance Unit, Cemcat, Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Passeig Vall d'Hebron 119-129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain.

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August 2015

Predictive value of early brain atrophy on response in patients treated with interferon β.

Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2015 Aug 2;2(4):e132. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

Servei de Neurologia/Neuroimmunologia (F.C.P.-M., J.S.-G., A.V.-J., J.R., M.T., X.M.) Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat) and Unitat de Ressonància Magnètica (Servei de Radiologia) (C.A., D.P., A.R.), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain; and Departament de Medicina (F.C.P.-M.), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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August 2015

Defining high, medium and low impact prognostic factors for developing multiple sclerosis.

Brain 2015 Jul 21;138(Pt 7):1863-74. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

1 Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Department of Neurology/Neuroimmunology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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July 2015

Trajectories of subcortical iron accumulation in MS.

Neurology 2015 Jun 15;84(24):2388-9. Epub 2015 May 15.

From the Magnetic Resonance Unit (IDI), Department of Radiology (À.R.), Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; and the Department of Physics and Astronomy (V.W.), the Department of Pediatrics (V.W., A.R.), and the UBC MRI Research Centre (V.W., A.R.), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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June 2015

Clinical and imaging assessment of cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis.

Lancet Neurol 2015 Mar 4;14(3):302-17. Epub 2015 Feb 4.

Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Department of Neurology, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

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March 2015

Principles of T2 *-weighted dynamic susceptibility contrast MRI technique in brain tumor imaging.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2015 Feb 12;41(2):296-313. Epub 2014 May 12.

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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February 2015

Early predictors of multiple sclerosis after a typical clinically isolated syndrome.

Mult Scler 2014 Nov 19;20(13):1721-6. Epub 2014 May 19.

Cemcat, Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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November 2014

BOOST: a supervised approach for multiple sclerosis lesion segmentation.

J Neurosci Methods 2014 Nov 3;237:108-17. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

Department of Computer Architecture and Technology, University of Girona, Spain.

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November 2014

Spinal cord MRI should always be performed in clinically isolated syndrome patients: No.

Mult Scler 2014 Nov;20(13):1686-7

Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

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November 2014

Validation of semaphorin 7A and ala-β-his-dipeptidase as biomarkers associated with the conversion from clinically isolated syndrome to multiple sclerosis.

J Neuroinflammation 2014 Nov 13;11:181. Epub 2014 Nov 13.

Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Institut de Recerca Vall d'Hebron (VHIR), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Ps, Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona, 08035, Spain.

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November 2014

NMO spectrum disorders: how wide is the spectrum?

Mult Scler 2014 Sep;20(10):1417-9

Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat)/Neuroimmunology, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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September 2014

Automatic multiple sclerosis lesion detection in brain MRI by FLAIR thresholding.

Comput Methods Programs Biomed 2014 Jul 19;115(3):147-61. Epub 2014 Apr 19.

Department of Computer Architecture and Technology, University of Girona, Spain. Electronic address:

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July 2014