Thomas O Mera

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Publications

  1. pmc Quantitative analysis of gait and balance response to deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    Thomas O Mera
    Division of Movement Disorders, Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, 10055 Sweet Valley Drive, Cleveland, OH 44125, USA
    Gait Posture 38:109-14. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia using automated motion sensing technology
    Thomas O Mera
    Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, Cleveland, OH 44125, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:154-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Automated motion sensor quantification of gait and lower extremity bradykinesia
    Dustin A Heldman
    Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, Cleveland, OH 44125, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:1956-9. 2012
  4. pmc Feasibility of home-based automated Parkinson's disease motor assessment
    Thomas O Mera
    Division of Movement Disorders, Cleveland Medical Devices, Inc, 4415 Euclid Avenue Suite 400, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 203:152-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Objective motion sensor assessment highly correlated with scores of global levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease
    Thomas O Mera
    Division of Movement Disorders, Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Parkinsons Dis 3:399-407. 2013
  6. pmc Objective quantification of arm rigidity in MPTP-treated primates
    Thomas O Mera
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 177:20-9. 2009

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Publications6

  1. pmc Quantitative analysis of gait and balance response to deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    Thomas O Mera
    Division of Movement Disorders, Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, 10055 Sweet Valley Drive, Cleveland, OH 44125, USA
    Gait Posture 38:109-14. 2013
    ..Despite achieving high correlations with the UPDRS, evaluating individual kinematic features may help address inter-rater reliability issues and rater bias associated with focusing on different aspects of a motor task...
  2. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia using automated motion sensing technology
    Thomas O Mera
    Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, Cleveland, OH 44125, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:154-7. 2012
    ..85 and mean squared error= 0.3). This study demonstrated that hand-worn motion sensors can be used to assess global dyskinesia severity independent of PD tremor over the levodopa dose cycle...
  3. doi request reprint Automated motion sensor quantification of gait and lower extremity bradykinesia
    Dustin A Heldman
    Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, Cleveland, OH 44125, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:1956-9. 2012
    ..86. The newly developed models have been integrated into a home-based system for monitoring Parkinson's disease motor symptoms...
  4. pmc Feasibility of home-based automated Parkinson's disease motor assessment
    Thomas O Mera
    Division of Movement Disorders, Cleveland Medical Devices, Inc, 4415 Euclid Avenue Suite 400, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 203:152-6. 2012
    ..PD subjects successfully completed motor assessments at home, with approximately 97% of all motor task data files (1222/1260) accepted. These findings suggest that objective home monitoring of PD motor fluctuations is feasible...
  5. doi request reprint Objective motion sensor assessment highly correlated with scores of global levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease
    Thomas O Mera
    Division of Movement Disorders, Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Inc, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Parkinsons Dis 3:399-407. 2013
    ..Adjustments in medication often sacrifice control of motor symptoms, and thus balancing this trade-off poses a significant challenge for disease management...
  6. pmc Objective quantification of arm rigidity in MPTP-treated primates
    Thomas O Mera
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 177:20-9. 2009
    ..The most sensitive measures were total area, extension slope, and flexion slope. The ART system provides precise and reliable measures of rigidity that are objective and quantitative...