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Research & Reviews  53 results

Outcomes Following Total Hip Arthroplasty in Patients With Postpolio Syndrome: A Matche...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2022.04.016
The Journal of Arthroplasty; Mercier MR, Moore HG et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Patients with postpolio syndrome (PPS) may be afflicted by hip arthritis in either the paralytic or contralateral limb. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) may be considered in these patients. However, short-term and long-term outcomes following THA in P...

Diaphragmatic Paralysis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/298200-overview

Oct 14th, 2021 - Background The diaphragm, the most important muscle of ventilation, develops negative intrathoracic pressure to initiate ventilation. Innervated by cervical motor neurons C3-C5 via the phrenic nerves, these two nerves provide both sensory and moto...

Diaphragmatic Paralysis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/298200-overview

Oct 14th, 2021 - Background The diaphragm, the most important muscle of ventilation, develops negative intrathoracic pressure to initiate ventilation. Innervated by cervical motor neurons C3-C5 via the phrenic nerves, these two nerves provide both sensory and moto...

Diaphragmatic Paralysis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/298200-print

Oct 14th, 2021 - Background The diaphragm, the most important muscle of ventilation, develops negative intrathoracic pressure to initiate ventilation. Innervated by cervical motor neurons C3-C5 via the phrenic nerves, these two nerves provide both sensory and moto...

Postpolio Syndrome
https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/infections/enteroviruses/postpolio-syndrome

Jul 1st, 2021 - Postpolio syndrome is a condition of muscle fatigue and weakness that develops years or decades after a polio infection.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Whole Body Vibration on Muscle Strength in Patients With Postpolio Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04387864

May 15th, 2020 - Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a neurological disease that affects polio survivors at least 15 years after the initial polio infection. The description of PPS is attributed to Jean-Martin Charcot in 1875 but was only widely recognized in the early 1...

Brain Physiology in Polio Survivors
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00080600

Jul 2nd, 2017 - OBJECTIVE: Many persons who survive poliomyelitis develop pain, weakness, and fatigue many decades later. It is not known why some persons develop this syndrome and others do not. One possibility is that polio caused subclinical damage to the moto...

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Novel Gait Trainer in Increasing the Functionality of Motor Impaired Patients: Pilot Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01906723

Jan 5th, 2016 - Four ambulatory adults with postpolio syndrome, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury will be recruited for the study (one of each pathology). Inclusion criteria: Ambulatory patients ages of 18 and above Cognitive and cooperati...

Intravenous Immunoglobulins for Post-Polio Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01537575

Feb 27th, 2012 - Postpolio syndrome is a condition that affects many polio survivors years after the acute infection and causes symptoms to increase or new symptoms to develop. Proinflammatory cytokine production within the central nervous system (CNS) indicates a...

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News  4 results

Warning for COVID Long Haulers From Polio Survivors
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/939596

Oct 22nd, 2020 - When working as a family doctor in Denver, Marny Eulberg, MD, noticed that she had begun to feel weaker and more tired than usual and was having trouble lifting the front part of her foot off the ground when she walked. One day, doing rounds at a ...

Warning for COVID Long Haulers From Polio Survivors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/939596

Oct 22nd, 2020 - When working as a family doctor in Denver, Marny Eulberg, MD, noticed that she had begun to feel weaker and more tired than usual and was having trouble lifting the front part of her foot off the ground when she walked. One day, doing rounds at a ...

Kaposi Sarcoma in a Patient With Postpolio Syndrome
http://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/213042/infectious-diseases/kaposi-sarcoma-patient-postpolio-syndrome
Melodi Javid Whitley, MD, PhD, Willis Barrow, MD et. al.

Nov 25th, 2019 - Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a low-grade vascular tumor that is rare among the general US population, with an incidence rate of less than 1 per 100,000. 1 The tumor is more common among certain groups of individuals due to geographic differences in the p.

Kaposi Sarcoma in a Patient With Postpolio Syndrome
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/213042/infectious-diseases/kaposi-sarcoma-patient-postpolio-syndrome
Melodi Javid Whitley, MD, PhD, Willis Barrow, MD et. al.

Nov 25th, 2019 - Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is a low-grade vascular tumor that is rare among the general US population, with an incidence rate of less than 1 per 100,000. 1 The tumor is more common among certain groups of individuals due to geographic differences in the p.

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