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In this first population-based study of moyamoya disease (MMD) in Europe, the authors identified 56 patients with MMD in Denmark during the period 1994-2015 using nationwide registers. The overall incidence was 0.047 per 100,000 person-years, which is about one-tenth that reported in Japan. Otherwise the epidemiological features were comparable: there was a bimodal age distribution with peaks in the age groups 0-9 years and 30-39 years, with twice as many females as males.
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Name: Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement
To our knowledge, no previous study has described the nationwide epidemiological features of moyamoya disease in China. We describe the epidemiological features, including the relative prevalence, age...
Pregnancy is a potential risk factor for stroke in women with Moyamoya disease. However, rarity of the disease limits clinical expertise to ensure a healthy pregnancy. The aim of this study was to exp...
To investigate temporal trends in the incidence and prevalence of gout in the adult Danish population.
To investigate if inverse probability of participation weighting (IPPW) using register data on sociodemographic and disease history variables can improve external validity in a cohort study with selec...
This study aims to investigate hemodynamics changes in Moyamoya disease (MMD) by means of 2-dimensional cine phase contrast MRI (PC-MRI) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
The purpose of this study is to determine if people with moyamoya disease who have insufficient blood flow are at a higher risk for stroke.
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Moyamoya disease is a chronic cerebrovascular disease，The typical pathological manifestations are the stenosis or occlusion of the distal internal carotid artery and/or middle cerebral a...
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The investigators conducted a prospective multi-center study assessing the effect of direct bypass and indrect bypass in treatment of hemorrhagic moyamoya disease.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A noninflammatory, progressive occlusion of the intracranial CAROTID ARTERIES and the formation of netlike collateral arteries arising from the CIRCLE OF WILLIS. Cerebral angiogram shows the puff-of-smoke (moyamoya) collaterals at the base of the brain. It is characterized by endothelial HYPERPLASIA and FIBROSIS with thickening of arterial walls. This disease primarily affects children but can also occur in adults.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort, geographic area, population subgroup, etc. to estimate trends in larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
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