Maria E Farrugia
Farrugia M, Jacob S, Sarrigiannis P, Kennett R. Correlating extent of neuromuscular instability with acetylcholine receptor antibodies. Muscle Nerve. 2009;39:489-93 pubmed publisher
Farrugia M, Kennett R, Hilton Jones D, Newsom Davis J, Vincent A. Quantitative EMG of facial muscles in myasthenia patients with MuSK antibodies. Clin Neurophysiol. 2007;118:269-77 pubmed
Farrugia M, Bydder G, Francis J, Robson M. Magnetic resonance imaging of facial muscles. Clin Radiol. 2007;62:1078-86 pubmed
..Quantitative assessment of the facial musculature may be of value in improving the understanding of pathological processes occurring within facial muscles in certain neuromuscular disorders...
Farrugia M, Vincent A. Autoimmune mediated neuromuscular junction defects. Curr Opin Neurol. 2010;23:489-95 pubmed publisher
..This review summarizes the recent advances on pathogenesis of antibody-mediated disorders of the neuromuscular junction, and results of studies on clinical assessment and treatments...
Farrugia M, Cleary M, Carmichael C. A retrospective study of acetylcholine receptor antibody positive ocular myasthenia in the West of Scotland. J Neurol Sci. 2017;382:84-86 pubmed publisher
..gt;75% had several comorbidities. Our OMG cohort is an older population with several comorbidities. Final outcomes in those who received immunosuppression were similar to those who had not. ..