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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.

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...

Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Outcomes

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

FDA approves Mazor spinal deformity system

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

Artificial Hand 'Sees' Objects

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 -- An artificial hand that "sees" is being tested for the first time. The "bionic hand" allows the wearer to reach for objects automatically, without thinking, just as a real han...

Syndactyly: Family’s ‘fused fingers’ deformity sheds light on human genome

They said it was their family curse: a rare congenital deformity called syndactyly, in which the thumb and index finger are fused together on one or both hands…The scientists have traced the fa...

K2M launches new surgical solutions to enhance MESA 2 deformity spinal system

K2M Group Holdings has launched new MESA 2 Cricket, an enhancement to the company’s innovative MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System.

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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. ...

Hand strengthening exercises in chronic stroke patients: Dose-response evaluation using electromyography.


Impact of Tactile Sensation on Dexterity: A Cross-Sectional Study of Patients With Impaired Hand Function After Stroke.

The authors sought to explore the impact of tactile sensation on manual dexterity and the validity of the strength-dexterity test in subjects with chronic impairments after stroke in a cross-sectional...

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