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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
Speech and communication problems are common after a stroke. Get some first-hand tips for helping a friend or family member back to recovery.
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 ...
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
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...
The Israeli company's Mazor X Align is designed to assist surgeons in spinal deformity correction and alignment.
Studies include stroke risk with epilepsy, genetic predisposition for ischemic stroke, and dysphagia screening in stroke patients.
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...
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...
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the side of brain lesion on the ipsilesional hand function of stroke survivors.
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. ...
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 ...
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.