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Survival with cerebral palsy over five decades in western Sweden

Journal article
Authors Kate Himmelmann
Valter Sundh
Published in Developmental medicine and child neurology
Volume 57
Issue 8
Pages 762–767
ISSN 1469-8749
Publication year 2015
Published at Institute of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics
Pages 762–767
Language en
Subject categories Neurology, Pediatrics


The life expectancy of individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) is often reduced compared with the general population. Long-term survival with CP is rarely reported. The aim of this study was to investigate survival and the causes of death in relation to CP type and motor and accompanying impairments documented in the CP register of western Sweden over five decades.

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