Hemiplegia

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Hemiplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hemiplegia" returned 207 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute hemiplegia as a rare presentation of infantile Guillain-Barre syndrome.
 

Author(s): Mahmood D Al-Mendalawi

Journal: Saudi Med J. 2014 Nov;35(11):1419.

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2014

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Shoulder motor performance assessment in the sagittal plane in children with hemiplegia during single joint pointing tasks.
 

Author(s): Domenico Formica, Maurizio Petrarca, Stefano Rossi, Loredana Zollo, Eugenio Guglielmelli, Paolo Cappa

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Pointing is a motor task extensively used during daily life activities and it requires complex visuo-motor transformation to select the appropriate movement strategy. The study of invariant characteristics of human movements has led to several theories on how the brain solves the ...

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2014

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A new clinical sign probably associated to left hemiplegia with left hemineglect syndrome: the crossed legs.
 

Author(s): Rodrigo Bazan, Thiago Fernandes, Gabriel Braga, Gustavo Luvizutto, Luiz Resende

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Jun;72(6):418-21.

 

To describe a new clinical sign associated with left unilateral neglect syndrome (UNS) in patients with ischemic stroke.

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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The terms "Hemiplegia" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Brain reorganization following intervention in children with congenital hemiplegia: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): E Inguaggiato, G Sgandurra, S Perazza, A Guzzetta, G Cioni

Journal: Neural Plast.. 2013 ;2013():356275.

 

Noninvasive rehabilitation strategies for children with unilateral cerebral palsy are routinely used to improve hand motor function, activity, and participation. Nevertheless, the studies exploring their effects on brain structure and function are very scarce. Recently, structural ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2013

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[Alrternating hemiplegia of childhood: a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Martín Traut, Brian M Cavagnari, José H Méndez, Hernán Amartino

Journal: Arch Argent Pediatr. 2012 Oct;110(5):e86-90.

 

Alternating hemiplegia of childhood is an entity of uncertain etiology, with an incidence of about one case per million. This paroxysmal disease with progressive course is characterized by repeated episodes of hemiplegia that alternates its location and that may last from a few minutes ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2012

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Valid and reliable instruments for arm-hand assessment at ICF activity level in persons with hemiplegia: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Ryanne J M Lemmens, Annick A A Timmermans, Yvonne J M Janssen-Potten, Rob J E M Smeets, Henk A M Seelen

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Loss of arm-hand performance due to a hemiparesis as a result of stroke or cerebral palsy (CP), leads to large problems in daily life of these patients. Assessment of arm-hand performance is important in both clinical practice and research. To gain more insight in e.g. effectiveness ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2012

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Bimanual Training in Children With Hemiplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hemiplegia; Cerebral Palsy; Children

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2011

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Contralaterally Controlled FES of Arm & Hand for Subacute Stroke Rehabilitation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stroke; Hemiparesis; Hemiplegia

 

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2015

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