Paraplegia

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Paraplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 747 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A novel KIAA0196 mutation in a Chinese patient with spastic paraplegia 8: A case report.
 

Author(s): Limin Ma, Yingying Shi, Zhongcan Chen, Shujian Li, Weiwei Qin, Jiewen Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10760.

 

We report a case of Spastic paraplegia 8 (SPG8) with a novel mutation of KIAA0196 gene.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Gait phenotypes in paediatric hereditary spastic paraplegia revealed by dynamic time warping analysis and random forests.
 

Author(s): Irene Pulido-Valdeolivas, David Gómez-Andrés, Juan Andrés Martín-Gonzalo, Irene Rodríguez-Andonaegui, Javier López-López, Samuel Ignacio Pascual-Pascual, Estrella Rausell

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The Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias (HSP) are a group of heterogeneous disorders with a wide spectrum of underlying neural pathology, and hence HSP patients express a variety of gait abnormalities. Classification of these phenotypes may help in monitoring disease progression and personalizing ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Paraplegia After Off-Pump Coronary Artery By-Pass Grafting.
 

Author(s): Aghigh Haidari, Feridoun Sabzi, Samsam Dabiri

Journal: Acta Med Iran. 2017 Dec;55(12):807-811.

 

Paraplegia is an exceedingly rare neurologic complication after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft (OPCAB) surgery commonly caused by spinal cord ischemia (SCI). SCI is not a well unknown clinical phenomenon in the postoperative course. SCI has been reported after noncardiac surgery ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 42 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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Pathophysiology, diagnostic work-up and management of balance impairments and falls in patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Jorik Nonnekes, Bas van Lith, Bart P van de Warrenburg, Vivian Weerdesteyn, Alexander C H Geurts

Journal: J Rehabil Med. 2017 May;49(5):369-377.

 

Balance impairments are common in patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia and are among the most debilitating symptoms, as they frequently result in falls and fall-related injuries. Several features of hereditary spastic paraplegia contribute to balance impairments and multiple ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Sequential bilateral complete rupture of the rectus femoris muscle in a patient with hereditary spastic paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Lize Raes, Nathalie Draulans, Anja van Campenhout, Els Ortibus, Koen Peers, Carlotte Kiekens

Journal: Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2017 Oct;53(5):794-797.

 

This case raises questions about the pathophysiology of muscle ruptures in highly functional patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) who have only minor spasticity and no significant muscle shortening. Literature on the skeletal muscle changes secondary to spasticity or ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Gait Impairment in Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2018

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 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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