Multiple sclerosis, its incidence in Sardinia is among the highest in the world

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    Multiple sclerosis, its incidence in Sardinia is among the highest in the world

    Sardinia is one of the regions in the world that has the highest incidence and prevalence of MSWhich affects young people, especially women.

    They register on the island 370 new cases per 100,000 residents, which is double the rate compared to that recorded in Italy.

    The figure comes from an Update in Multiple Sclerosis conference that I organized Neurology Clinic in Aou of Sassari directed by Paolo Solawho spoke about how important the disease approach is to implement multidisciplinary management of the patient.

    The conference brought together Sardinian experts in the sector. open business Gavino Mariotti, Dean of the University of Sassari. Then Roberto Zarbo, Scientific Director of the Conferenceexplained that multiple sclerosis is “a chronic disease that a person carries with them for life” and that this is “an important thing to consider in the management of pathology and treatments”.

    The Neurology Clinic of the Aou of Sassari is a reference point for at least 500,000 inhabitants and follows more than 1,500 adults affected by the disease.

    «When it is necessary to manage such complex diseases – Zarbo resumed – it is Integration between the hospital and the region is fundamental, to give the best possible responses to the patient in the different moments of the disease».

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