Paraplegia

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Paraplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 714 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Bone mineral density in patients with multiple sclerosis, hereditary ataxia or hereditary spastic paraplegia after at least 10 years of disease - a case control study.
 

Author(s): Cecilia Smith Simonsen, Elisabeth Gulowsen Celius, Cathrine Brunborg, Chantal Tallaksen, Erik Fink Eriksen, Trygve Holmøy, Stine Marit Moen

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Although disability is considered the main cause of low bone mineral density (BMD) in multiple sclerosis (MS), other factors related to the disease process or treatment could also be involved. The aim of this study was to assess whether patients with MS are more likely to develop ...

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2016

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Novel Mutations in Endoplasmic Reticulum Lipid Raft-associated Protein 2 Gene Cause Pure Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Type 18.
 

Author(s): Wo-Tu Tian, Jun-Yi Shen, Xiao-Li Liu, Tian Wang, Xing-Hua Luan, Hai-Yan Zhou, Sheng-Di Chen, Xiao-Jun Huang, Li Cao

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2016 11;129(22):2759-2761.

 

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2016

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Sports practice, resilience, body and sexual esteem, and higher educational level are associated with better sexual adjustment in men with acquired paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Isabela Dos Passos Porto, Fernando Luiz Cardoso, Cinara Sacomori

Journal: J Rehabil Med. 2016 Oct;48(9):787-792.

 

To analyse the association of team sports practice and physical and psychological factors with sexual adjustment in men with paraplegia. More specifically, we aimed to compare athletes and non-athletes regarding sexual adjustment, resilience, body and sexual self-esteem, and functional independence.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2016

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 40 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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Safety and Tolerance of Local Heat Application in the Paralyzed Area of Patients With Complete Paraplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Perfusion; Complications

 

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2017

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 21 Apr 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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