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Case Challenge: How Would You Treat This Hand Deformity?

A 24-year-old man arrives at the trauma unit after a motorcycle accident, with obvious deformity of his right hand. How would you proceed? Medscape Plastic Surgery

Medical News Today: Life after stroke: Tips for recovering communication skills

Speech and communication problems are common after a stroke. Get some first-hand tips for helping a friend or family member back to recovery.

Your left hand knows what your right hand is doing

The saying goes that "your left hand doesn't know what your right hand is doing," but actually, your left hand is paying more attention than you'd think. Researchers at Tel-Aviv University found that ...

Predicting Long-term Functional Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke

How does longitudinal National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale measurement compare to other early markers of stroke severity in predicting 90-day stroke outcome? Stroke

Many stroke patients do not receive life-saving therapy

Although tPA treatment for stroke is increasing over time, minorities, women and residents of 11 southeastern states that make up the "Stroke Belt" are left behind when it comes to receiving tPA, acco...

FDA approves Mazor spinal deformity system

The Israeli company's Mazor X Align is designed to assist surgeons in spinal deformity correction and alignment.

Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Outcomes

Studies include stroke risk with epilepsy, genetic predisposition for ischemic stroke, and dysphagia screening in stroke patients.

New system to detect spinal deformity

Researchers have developed a symmetry-recognition system for the surface of the human back that can three-dimensionally detect the early stages of idiopathic scoliosis, a type of spinal deformity, wit...

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A man with a curved deformity of the hand.

A 63-year-old male was seen at the rheumatology outpatient clinic because of a curved deformity of his left hand, with fixed flexion of the MCP joints and hyperextension of the PIP and DIP joints. Thi...

Assessment of the Ipsilesional Hand Function in Stroke Survivors: The Effect of Lesion Side.

The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the side of brain lesion on the ipsilesional hand function of stroke survivors.

An alternative treatment for contractures of the elderly institutionalized persons: Microinvasive percutaneous needle tenotomy of the finger flexors.

Almost 10% of older adults in nursing homes have a fixed flexion deformity of the fingers (claw hand). Such contractures have important functional consequences, often leading to hygiene difficulties. ...

Design and Test of a Closed-Loop FES System for Supporting Function of the Hemiparetic Hand Based on Automatic Detection using the Microsoft Kinect sensor.

This paper describes the design of a FES system automatically controlled in a closed loop using a Microsoft Kinect sensor, for assisting both cylindrical grasping and hand opening. The feasibility of ...

The effect of self-management education following mild stroke: an exploratory randomized controlled trial.

Mild stroke comprises 53% of stroke hospital admissions; however, the majority of those with mild stroke patients receive little support to address chronic symptoms following stroke.

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