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Epidural analgesia and cesarean delivery in multiple sclerosis post-partum relapses: the Italian cohort study

Luisa Pastò1, Emilio Portaccio114, Angelo Ghezzi2, Bahia Hakiki114, Marta Giannini1, Lorenzo Razzolini114, Elisa Piscolla1, Laura De Giglio3, Carlo Pozzilli3, Damiano Paolicelli4, Maria Trojano4, Maria Giovanna Marrosu5, Francesco Patti6, Loredana La Mantia7, Gian Luigi Mancardi8, Claudio Solaro9, Rocco Totaro10, Maria Rosaria Tola11, Valeria Di Tommaso12, Alessandra Lugaresi12, Lucia Moiola13, Vittorio Martinelli13, Giancarlo Comi13, Maria Pia Amato1* and and for the MS Study Group of the Italian Neurological Society

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Neurology, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134, Florence, Italy

2 Multiple Sclerosis Center, S Antonio Abate Hospital, Gallarate, Italy

3 Multiple Sclerosis Center, S Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

4 Department of Neurology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy

5 Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Neurology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

6 Multiple Sclerosis Center, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

7 MS Center, C Besta National Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy

8 Department of Neurology, University of Genova, Genova, Italy

9 Department of Neurology, ASL3 Genovese, Genova, Italy

10 Department of Neurosciences, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy

11 Department of Neuroscience, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

12 Department of Neurosciences and Imaging, University G. d'Annunzio Chieti, Centro Sclerosi Multipla, Chieti, Italy

13 Scientific Institute University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

14 Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, ONLUS, Florence, Italy

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BMC Neurology 2012, 12:165  doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-165

Published: 31 December 2012

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