Monday December 18th 2017

The Role of Vitamin D in Optic Neuritis – An Update (P6.147)

CONCLUSIONS:Vitamin D insufficiency at ON onset is associated with greater edema, supporting its known anti-inflammtory role. We have also shown that male gender is an independent risk factor for poorer OCT outcomes at 6 months. Despite residual edema at 6 months, GCL data suggests vitamin D and female gender may confer neuroprotection and/or improved recovery in the optic nerve after ON.Study Supported by: University of Calgary, endMSDisclosure: Dr. Burton has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for Teva Neuroscience, Novartis, Biogen Idec and EMD Serono. Dr. Trufyn has nothing to disclose. Dr. Tung has nothing to disclose. Dr. Eliasziw has nothing to disclose. Dr. Costello has received personal compensation for activities with Questcor and EMD Serono. (Source: Neurolo…

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The Role of Vitamin D in Optic Neuritis – An Update (P6.147)

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