publication . Article . 2018

Prognostic factors of Guillain-Barré syndrome: a 111-case retrospective review

Yitao Zhang; Yanyin Zhao; Yi Wang;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2018 Journal: Chinese Neurosurgical Journal (issn: 2057-4967, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMC
Abstract Background To identify the predictive factors associated with worse prognosis in the Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), which can be helpful to fully evaluate the disease progression and provide proper treatments. Methods Clinical data of 111 GBS patients who were diagnosed from 2010 to 2015 were collected and retrospectively analyzed. Results Patients with diabetes (P=0.031), high blood pressure at admission (P=0.034), uroschesis (P=0.028), fever (P<0.001), ventilator support (P<0.001) during hospitalization, disorder of consciousness (p=0.007) and absence of preceding respiratory infection(P=0.016) were associated with worse outcome at discharge, while ab...
free text keywords: Guillain-Barre syndrome, outcome, Prognostic factors, Surgery, RD1-811, Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, RC346-429, Gastroenterology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, medicine.disease, Diabetes mellitus, Renal function, Acute motor axonal neuropathy, Blood pressure, Internal medicine, Respiratory infection, business.industry, business, Hypoalbuminemia, Hyponatremia
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