Hematology (Amsterdam, Netherlands); Almeida CHS, Reis LFDF et. al.
Aug 20th, 2021 - Considering the advances in functional rehabilitation in recent decades, therapist-oriented home rehabilitation (TOHR) has been increasingly used in the field of physical therapy because it increases patient compliance and reduces health system costs. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of TOHR on functional capacity, muscle strength, and quality of life (QoL) in adults w...
PloS One; Bell ML, Catalfamo CJ et. al.
Aug 5th, 2021 - Clinical presentation, outcomes, and duration of COVID-19 has ranged dramatically. While some individuals recover quickly, others suffer from persistent symptoms, collectively known as long COVID, or post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC). Most PASC research has focused on hospitalized COVID-19 patients with moderate to severe disease. We used data from a diverse population-based cohort of Ar...
European Journal of Endocrinology; Sun L, Goh HJ et. al.
Aug 4th, 2021 - Brown adipose tissue (BAT) controls metabolic rate through thermogenesis. As its regulatory factors during the transition from hyperthyroidism to euthyroidism are not well established, our study investigated the relationships between supraclavicular brown adipose tissue (sBAT) activity and physiological/metabolic changes with changes in thyroid status. Participants with newly diagnosed Graves' ...
European Journal of Endocrinology; Lebbink CA, Ringers TP et. al.
Jul 30th, 2021 - Childhood brain tumor survivors (CBTS) are at risk to develop hypothalamic-pituitary (HP) dysfunction (HPD). The risk for HPD may vary between different age groups due to maturation of the brain and differences in oncologic treatment protocols. Specific studies on HPD in infant brain tumor survivors (infant-BTS, 0-1 years at diagnosis) or toddler brain tumor survivors (toddler-BTS, ≥1-3 years) ...
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation;
Jul 18th, 2021 - In-Home Falls Risk Assessment in Parkinson Disease: A Guide for Clinicians.|2021||prevention & control,physiopathology,rehabilitation,methods,
Medicine Park W, Kim J et. al.
Jul 15th, 2021 - We report the possible therapeutic efficacy of immersive virtual reality (VR) rehabilitation for the treatment of ideomotor apraxia in a patient with stroke. A 56-year-old man with sudden weakness of his left side caused by right frontal, parietal, and corpus callosal infarction was transferred to rehabilitation medicine center for intensive rehabilitation. Although his left-sided weakness had ...
BMC Medicine; Xiong L, Li Q et. al.
Jul 15th, 2021 - Few studies had described the health consequences of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) especially in those with severe infections after discharge from hospital. Moreover, no research had reported the health consequences in health care workers (HCWs) with COVID-19 after discharge. We aimed to investigate the health consequences in HCWs with severe COVID-19 after discharge from ho...
Pediatric Clinics of North America; Rocque BG, Hopson BD et. al.
Jul 13th, 2021 - Care for a child with spina bifida can be complex, requiring multiple specialists. Neurosurgical care centers around the initial closure or repair of the spinal defect, followed by management of hydrocephalus, symptoms of the Chiari 2 malformation, and tethered cord. This article reviews definitions and types of spina bifida, considerations surrounding the initial treatment, including fetal sur...
Pediatric Clinics of North America; McClugage SG, Bauer DF
Jul 13th, 2021 - Movement disorders in a pediatric population represent a spectrum of secondary functional deficits affecting ease of care, ambulation, and activities of daily living. Cerebral palsy represents the most common form of movement disorder seen in the pediatric population. Several medical and surgical options exist in the treatment of pediatric spasticity and dystonia, which can have profound effect...
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Rogers-Brown JS, Wanga V et. al.
Jul 9th, 2021 - As of June 30, 2021, 33.5 million persons in the United States had received a diagnosis of COVID-19 (1). Although most patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, recover within a few weeks, some experience post-COVID-19 conditions. These range from new or returning to ongoing health problems that can continue beyond 4 weeks. Persons who were asymptomatic at the time of i...
Medicine Chen Z, Zheng Y et. al.
Jul 8th, 2021 - This study sought to validate the applicability of the mandarin Tinnitus Evaluation Questionnaire (TEQ), a brief score method administered by clinicians to quantify the tinnitus severity.A descriptive observational questionnaire study in regard to psychometric properties and practicability was conducted with a total of 414 primary tinnitus outpatients, in which 173 of 414 patients completed the...
Radiology Sneag DB, Kiprovski K
Jul 7th, 2021 - MR Neurography of Bilateral Parsonage-Turner Syndrome.|2021|Sneag DB,Kiprovski K,|diagnostic imaging,rehabilitation,methods,
Clinical Otolaryngology : Official Journal of ENT-UK ; Of... Regan J, Walshe M et. al.
Jul 2nd, 2021 - This study aims to (i) investigate post-extubation dysphagia and dysphonia amongst adults intubated with SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) and referred to speech and language therapy (SLT) in acute hospitals across the Republic of Ireland (ROI) between March and June 2020; (ii) identify variables predictive of post-extubation oral intake status and dysphonia and (iii) establish SLT rehabilitation needs and...
PloS One; Marino S, Ciurleo R et. al.
Jul 1st, 2021 - Disorders of consciousness include coma (cannot be aroused, eye remain closed), vegetative state-VS (can appear to be awake, but unable to purposefully interact) and minimally conscious state-MCS (minimal but definite awareness). The objective of this study is to assess the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 infection on the Disorder of Consciousness (DOC) Rehabilitation Unit. This is a retrospective, lo...
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Sutter EN, Francis LS et. al.
Jun 7th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on access to rehabilitation therapies and the impact of changes in therapy access on the physical and mental well-being of children with motor impairment and their caregivers. Caregivers of children younger than 18 yrs with childhood-onset motor impairment (primarily cerebral palsy) completed an anonymous survey through ...
European Journal of Endocrinology; van Houten P, Netea-Maier R et. al.
Jun 2nd, 2021 - Cushing's syndrome (CS) is associated with osteoporosis and high fracture risk. Besides male sex, it is unknown which variables influence bone mineral density (BMD) at diagnosis and it is unclear to what extent BMD normalizes during long-term follow-up after treatment of CS. The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with BMD at diagnosis of CS and to determine the long-term cour...
Medicine Gong YQ, Liu XY et. al.
May 26th, 2021 - The arrival of transcatheter mitral valve therapies has provided feasible and safe alternatives to medical and surgical treatments for mitral regurgitation. The aim of this study is to estimate the relative efficacy and safety of exercise training in patients with corrected tetralogy of Fallot through meta-analysis. : A systematic search will be performed using PubMed, EMBASE, the Cochrane Libr...
Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation; Janssen MMHP, Horstik J et. al.
May 23rd, 2021 - Neuromuscular disorders (NMD) commonly affect the upper extremity. Due to muscle weakness, performance of daily activities becomes increasingly difficult, which leads to reduced independence and quality of life. In order to support the performance of upper extremity tasks, dynamic arm supports may be used. The Yumen Arm is a novel dynamic arm support specially developed for people with NMD. The...
The Journal of Laryngology and Otology; Dutt SN, Kumar A et. al.
May 21st, 2021 - To evaluate the utility of pre-operative transtympanic electrically evoked auditory brainstem responses and post-operative neural response telemetry in auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder patients. Four auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder patients who had undergone cochlear implantation and used it for more than one year were studied. All four patients underwent pre-operative transtympanic ...
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Clarke SA, Phylactou M et. al.
May 20th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic continues to exert an immense burden on global health services. Moreover, up to 63% of patients experience persistent symptoms, including fatigue, after acute illness. Endocrine systems are vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19 as many glands express the ACE2 receptor, used by the SARS-CoV-2 virion for cellular access. However, the effects of COVID-19 on adrenal and thyroi...