Wake Forest Baptist receives federal grants to study neurological disorders and stroke
(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center two five-year grants, each worth approximately $1.5 million, to participate in two nationwide clinical trial networks.
CONCLUSION: This systematic review and meta-analysis indicates that propofol use for general anesthesia in young healthy children undergoing surgery does not increase complications and that propofol could be at least comparable to other anesthetic agents. PMID: 31001938 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: May 2019Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Volume 73, Issue 5Author(s):
ConclusionPrompt diagnosis with thoracic drainage and a damage control treatment plan might lead to good prognosis for patients with this rare and potentially fatal condition.
Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation MedicineAuthor(s): François Feuvrier, Benoît Sijobert, Christine Azevedo, Karolina Griffiths, Sandrine Alonso, Arnaud Dupeyron, Isabelle Laffont, Jérôme FrogerABSTRACTBackground. Functional electrical stimulation (FES) can be used for compensation of foot-drop for post-stroke individuals by preprogrammed fixed stimulation; however, this stimulation seems no more effective than mechanical ankle foot orthoses.Objective. We evaluated the metrological quality of inertial sensors for movement reconstruction as...
Conclusions. This study demonstrates the positive effect of auditory cues in virtual spatial navigation of individuals with visual and auditory neglect and the potentiation of the help of cues after prism adaptation.
Authors: Yu J, Liu X, Zhou J, Xue X, Muenzel M, Schulze PC, Moebius-Winkler S, Keil T, Meng Z, Tang S Abstract OBJECTIVES: To report long-term safety and efficacy of combined percutaneous LAA and PFO/ASD closure. METHODS: A retrospective study of 370 consecutive patients undergoing LAAC procedures using the Watchman (WM) device. Data were compared between 330 cases only with LAAC procedure (Group I) and 25/5 (PFO/ASD) cases with sequential procedures of LAAC and PFO/ASD closure (Group II). RESULTS: Compared to Group I, Group II had more males (86.7% vs. 65.8%, p
CONCLUSIONS: Post hoc analyses suggested additional injections of onabotulinumtoxinA into toe flexors improved ankle Modified Ashworth Scale and Clinical Global Impression of Change scores versus mandatory muscles alone overall and with treatment initiation more than 24 mos after stroke. PMID: 31003229 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Hömberg V PMID: 30995954 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Umemoto G, Furuya H Abstract Various methods of rehabilitation for dysphagia have been suggested through the experience of treating stroke patients. Although most of these patients recover their swallowing function in a short period, dysphagia in Parkinson's disease (PD) and Parkinson-related disorder (PRD) degenerates with disease progression. Muscle rigidity and bradykinesia are recognized as causes of swallowing dysfunction, and it is difficult to easily apply the strategies for stroke to the rehabilitation of dysphagia in PD patients. Disease severity, weight loss, drooling, and dementia are important ...
ConclusionThe stroke presented large inter-swimmer variability, reflecting individual characteristics and severity of the impairment. The swimmers who combined shallow and narrow stroke movements produced a shorter trajectory. This study provides swimmers and coaches with an overview of the kinematic characteristics of a range of physically impaired swimmers.RésuméIntroductionCette étude a eu pour objectif d’évaluer les paramètres tridimensionnels de la cinématique du mouvement crawlé chez des nageurs présentant des limitations fonctionnelles de différent...