Paraplegia

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Paraplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 732 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Truncating mutations in SPAST patients are associated with a high rate of psychiatric comorbidities in hereditary spastic paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Viorica Chelban, Arianna Tucci, David S Lynch, James M Polke, Liana Santos, Hallgeir Jonvik, Stanislav Groppa, Nicholas W Wood, Henry Houlden

Journal: J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.. 2017 Aug;88(8):681-687.

 

The hereditary spastic paraplegias (HSPs) are a rare and heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders that are clinically characterised by progressive lower limb spasticity. They are classified as either 'pure' or 'complex' where spastic paraplegia is complicated with additional ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2017

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Targeted high throughput sequencing in hereditary ataxia and spastic paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Zafar Iqbal, Siri L Rydning, Iselin M Wedding, Jeanette Koht, Lasse Pihlstrøm, Aina H Rengmark, Sandra P Henriksen, Chantal M E Tallaksen, Mathias Toft

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Hereditary ataxia and spastic paraplegia are heterogeneous monogenic neurodegenerative disorders. To date, a large number of individuals with such disorders remain undiagnosed. Here, we have assessed molecular diagnosis by gene panel sequencing in 105 early and late-onset hereditary ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2017

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NT5C2 novel splicing variant expands the phenotypic spectrum of Spastic Paraplegia (SPG45): case report of a new member of thin corpus callosum SPG-Subgroup.
 

Author(s): Mahmoud F Elsaid, Khalid Ibrahim, Nader Chalhoub, Ahmed Elsotouhy, Noora El Mudehki, Alice Abdel Aleem

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Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) is a genetically heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative diseases. Thin Corpus Callosum (TCC) associated HSP is a distinguished subgroup of complex forms. Purines and pyrimidine, the basic DNA and RNA components, are regulating the cell metabolism, ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 41 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hereditary spastic paraplegia due to a novel mutation of the REEP1 gene: Case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Sébastien Richard, Julie Lavie, Guillaume Banneau, Nathalie Voirand, Karine Lavandier, Marc Debouverie

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(3):e5911.

 

Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a heterogeneous group of diseases little known in clinical practice due to its low prevalence, slow progression, and difficult diagnosis. This results in an underestimation of HSP leading to belated diagnosis and management. In depth diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2017

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Posterior-only vertebral column resection for revision surgery in post-laminectomy rotokyphoscoliosis associated with late-onset paraplegia: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Youping Tao, Jigong Wu, Huasong Ma

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jan;96(1):e5690.

 

Severe post-laminectomy spinal deformity associated with late-onset paraplegia is a complex and rare disorder. Little is known about revision surgery in post-laminectomy rotokyphoscoliosis associated with late-onset paraplegia treated by the single stage posterior-only vertebral column ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2017

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Tau missorting and spastin-induced microtubule disruption in neurodegeneration: Alzheimer Disease and Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Hans Zempel, Eva-Maria Mandelkow

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In Alzheimer Disease (AD), the mechanistic connection of the two major pathological hallmarks, namely deposition of Amyloid-beta (Aβ) in the form of extracellular plaques, and the pathological changes of the intracellular protein Tau (such as phosphorylation, missorting, aggregation), ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Disease Natural History and Biomarkers of SPG3A, SPG4A, and SPG31
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2017

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The Pre-SPG4 Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia; Hereditary, Spastic Paraplegia, Autosomal Dominant

 

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2017

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Freehand Ultrasound to Evaluate Scapular Kinematics in People With Paraplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Spinal Cord Injuries; Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2016

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