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The purpose of the study is to evaluate the prevalence of rotator cuff tears in the shoulders of hemiplegic patients of different severity.
Rotator cuff tears are often suspected to contribute hemiplegic shoulder pain. However, it is controversial whether their incidence increases in hemiplegia. Based on the postulate that muscle weakness in hemiplegia predisposes rotator cuff injury due to biomechanical failure, this study aims to investigate whether the rotator cuff tears are associated with the muscle strength of the shoulder by observing hemiplegic shoulders of varying degree of paresis.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Seoul National University Hospital
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:11:10-0400
The purpose of this project is to study the efficacy of triheptanoin oil in patients with Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC) due to ATP1A3 gene mutation.
In hemiplegia quantitatively measurement of the asymmetry in the use of upper limbs could overcome the limitation of many outcome measures in which scores are dependent on the experience a...
This study aimed to compare the effects of kinesiotaping, neuromuscular electric stimulation (NMES), and neuromuscular training on pain, and motor activity and function in patients with up...
Hemiplegia occurs when the function of motor areas in the brain become impaired, predominantly unilaterally, during perinatal development. Children with hemiplegia show impairments in moto...
This is a comparative study where two protocols of intensive therapies will be applied to study the improvements in the functional performance of the affected upper limb of children with h...
Anosognosia for hemiplegia (AHP) after stroke is a complex cognitive behavioral disorder that removes awareness of one-sided paralysis (hemiplegia). As a result, stroke survivors afflicted with AHP ma...
To estimate the effectiveness of MOTOmed movement therapy in increasing mobility and activities of daily living in stroke patients with hemiplegia.
After the stroke, a number of changes occur in the neuromuscular system functions.
De novo mutations causing dysfunction of the ATP1A3 gene, which encodes the α3 subunit of Na/K-ATPase pump expressed in neurons, result in alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC). AHC manifests as ...
Severe or complete loss of motor function on one side of the body. This condition is usually caused by BRAIN DISEASES that are localized to the cerebral hemisphere opposite to the side of weakness. Less frequently, BRAIN STEM lesions; cervical SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; and other conditions may manifest as hemiplegia. The term hemiparesis (see PARESIS) refers to mild to moderate weakness involving one side of the body.
Cortical malformations characterized by white matter-lined cleft or cyst associated with ISCHEMIA and hemorrhagic insults. Symptoms include delayed growth and development, HYPOTONIA; SEIZURES; SPASTIC HEMIPLEGIA and MACROCEPHALY; MICROCEPHALY; or HYDROCEPHALUS. Mutations in the genes encoding COLLAGEN TYPE IV are associated with familial types.
Benign and malignant intra-axial tumors of the MESENCEPHALON; PONS; or MEDULLA OBLONGATA of the BRAIN STEM. Primary and metastatic neoplasms may occur in this location. Clinical features include ATAXIA, cranial neuropathies (see CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES), NAUSEA, hemiparesis (see HEMIPLEGIA), and quadriparesis. Primary brain stem neoplasms are more frequent in children. Histologic subtypes include GLIOMA; HEMANGIOBLASTOMA; GANGLIOGLIOMA; and EPENDYMOMA.
A rare central nervous system demyelinating condition affecting children and young adults. Pathologic findings include a large, sharply defined, asymmetric focus of myelin destruction that may involve an entire lobe or cerebral hemisphere. The clinical course tends to be progressive and includes dementia, cortical blindness, cortical deafness, spastic hemiplegia, and pseudobulbar palsy. Concentric sclerosis of Balo is differentiated from diffuse cerebral sclerosis of Schilder by the pathologic finding of alternating bands of destruction and preservation of myelin in concentric rings. Alpers' Syndrome refers to a heterogeneous group of diseases that feature progressive cerebral deterioration and liver disease. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p914; Dev Neurosci 1991;13(4-5):267-73)
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
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