Paraplegia

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Paraplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 739 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Energy balance components in persons with paraplegia: daily variation and appropriate measurement duration.
 

Author(s): Tom E Nightingale, Sean Williams, Dylan Thompson, James L J Bilzon

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Despite obesity being highly prevalent in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI), our current understanding of the interactions between energy balance components, which may contribute to this, is limited. The primary aim of this study is to identify the intra-individual variability ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Effect of exoskeletal joint constraint and passive resistance on metabolic energy expenditure: Implications for walking in paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Sarah R Chang, Rudi Kobetic, Ronald J Triolo

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An important consideration in the design of a practical system to restore walking in individuals with spinal cord injury is to minimize metabolic energy demand on the user. In this study, the effects of exoskeletal constraints on metabolic energy expenditure were evaluated in able-bodied ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Modeling of axonal endoplasmic reticulum network by spastic paraplegia proteins.
 

Author(s): Belgin Yalçın, Lu Zhao, Martin Stofanko, Niamh C O'Sullivan, Zi Han Kang, Annika Roost, Matthew R Thomas, Sophie Zaessinger, Olivier Blard, Alex L Patto, Anood Sohail, Valentina Baena, Mark Terasaki, Cahir J O'Kane

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Axons contain a smooth tubular endoplasmic reticulum (ER) network that is thought to be continuous with ER throughout the neuron; the mechanisms that form this axonal network are unknown. Mutations affecting reticulon or REEP proteins, with intramembrane hairpin domains that model ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 40 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hereditary spastic paraplegia from 1880 to 2017: an historical review.
 

Author(s): Ingrid Faber, Eduardo Rafael Pereira, Alberto R M Martinez, Marcondes França, Hélio Afonso Ghizoni Teive

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2017 Nov;75(11):813-818.

 

The authors have constructed a brief timeline of major clinical research related to hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP). This timeline summarizes the evolution of HSP research, from the first clinical descriptions by Adolf von Strümpell in 1880 to the present day, with the transformation ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Hereditary spastic paraplegia due to a novel mutation of the REEP1 gene: Case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Sébastien Richard, Julie Lavie, Guillaume Banneau, Nathalie Voirand, Karine Lavandier, Marc Debouverie

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(3):e5911.

 

Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a heterogeneous group of diseases little known in clinical practice due to its low prevalence, slow progression, and difficult diagnosis. This results in an underestimation of HSP leading to belated diagnosis and management. In depth diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Posterior-only vertebral column resection for revision surgery in post-laminectomy rotokyphoscoliosis associated with late-onset paraplegia: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Youping Tao, Jigong Wu, Huasong Ma

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(1):e5690.

 

Severe post-laminectomy spinal deformity associated with late-onset paraplegia is a complex and rare disorder. Little is known about revision surgery in post-laminectomy rotokyphoscoliosis associated with late-onset paraplegia treated by the single stage posterior-only vertebral column ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Disease Natural History and Biomarkers of SPG3A, SPG4A, and SPG31
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2018

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Performance Developement of Patients With Paraplegia During First Rehabilitation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Physical Activity

 

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2018

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The Pre-SPG4 Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia; Hereditary, Spastic Paraplegia, Autosomal Dominant

 

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2017

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