K L Gruis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Respiratory therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a primer
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1C327 UH, EMG Lab, SPC 5036, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Muscle Nerve 46:313-31. 2012
  2. pmc Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients' self-reported satisfaction with assistive technology
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Muscle Nerve 43:643-7. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Pediatric macrophagic myofasciitis associated with motor delay
    K L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 25:172-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Survey of electrodiagnostic laboratories regarding hemorrhagic complications from needle electromyography
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Muscle Nerve 34:356-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sham non-invasive ventilation for randomized, controlled trials in ALS
    Kirsten L Gruis
    University of Michigan Health System, Department of Neurology, 1324 Taubman Center, 032221 500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 7:96-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation adjustments in ALS patients
    Kirsten L Gruis
    TC 1920 0316, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurol Sci 247:59-63. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of noninvasive ventilation tolerance in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    K L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, 1C327 University Hospital 0316, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0316, USA
    Muscle Nerve 32:808-11. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebellitis in an adult with abnormal magnetic resonance imaging findings prior to the onset of ataxia
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology and Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:877-80. 2003
  9. pmc The cost-effectiveness of early noninvasive ventilation for ALS patients
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:58. 2005
  10. doi request reprint CT angiography is cost-effective for confirmation of internal carotid artery occlusions
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:355-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Respiratory therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a primer
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1C327 UH, EMG Lab, SPC 5036, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Muscle Nerve 46:313-31. 2012
    ..Despite these recommendations respiratory therapies remain underused. In this review we provide a practical guide for the clinician to prescribe and manage respiratory therapies for the patient with ALS...
  2. pmc Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients' self-reported satisfaction with assistive technology
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Muscle Nerve 43:643-7. 2011
    ..Assistive devices are prescribed for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients with motor deficits, but little is known about their perceived benefit. Therefore, we assessed ALS patients' satisfaction with commonly prescribed devices...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pediatric macrophagic myofasciitis associated with motor delay
    K L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Clin Neuropathol 25:172-9. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Survey of electrodiagnostic laboratories regarding hemorrhagic complications from needle electromyography
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Muscle Nerve 34:356-8. 2006
    ..It also suggests that needle EMG of patients receiving antiplatelet therapy is not associated with increased reports of hemorrhagic complications...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sham non-invasive ventilation for randomized, controlled trials in ALS
    Kirsten L Gruis
    University of Michigan Health System, Department of Neurology, 1324 Taubman Center, 032221 500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 7:96-9. 2006
    ..Thus, sub-therapeutic (sham) continuous positive airway pressure is a promising placebo control for NIV trials in ALS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation adjustments in ALS patients
    Kirsten L Gruis
    TC 1920 0316, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Neurol Sci 247:59-63. 2006
    ..10, 0.54]. The current data suggest that ALS patients who are tolerant to NIPPV typically need at least one upward change in pressure settings. Tolerance to relatively low NIPPV inspiratory pressures is associated with improved survival...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of noninvasive ventilation tolerance in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    K L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, 1C327 University Hospital 0316, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0316, USA
    Muscle Nerve 32:808-11. 2005
    ..Age, gender, and duration of disease were not predictors of NIV tolerance. We conclude that a majority of ALS patients who are prescribed NIV can successfully become tolerant to its use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerebellitis in an adult with abnormal magnetic resonance imaging findings prior to the onset of ataxia
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology and Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:877-80. 2003
    ..This has resulted in the use of other imaging modalities, such as single-photon emission computed tomography, to aid diagnosis...
  9. pmc The cost-effectiveness of early noninvasive ventilation for ALS patients
    Kirsten L Gruis
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:58. 2005
    ..We therefore used a cost-utility analysis to determine a priori what magnitude of health-related quality of life (HRQL) improvement early NIPPV initiation would need to achieve to be cost-effective in a future clinical trial...
  10. doi request reprint CT angiography is cost-effective for confirmation of internal carotid artery occlusions
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    J Neuroimaging 18:355-9. 2008
    ..We determined the cost-effectiveness of CTA versus catheter angiography for confirming an ICA occlusion first suggested by carotid ultrasound...
  11. doi request reprint Risk of sleep apnea in orchestra members
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, The Cardiovascular Center Stroke Program, 1500 E Medical Center Drive SPC 5855, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5855, USA
    Sleep Med 10:657-60. 2009
    ..We undertook a cross-sectional survey of professional orchestra players to test the hypothesis that playing a wind instrument would be associated with a lower risk of OSA...
  12. pmc Hypoglossal nerve conduction findings in obstructive sleep apnea
    Sindhu Ramchandren
    Department of Neurology, Wayne State University Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Muscle Nerve 42:257-61. 2010
    ..05). Hypoglossal nerve conduction abnormalities may distinguish patients with OSA from controls. These abnormalities could potentially contribute to, or arise from, OSA...

Research Grants2

  1. Pilot Placebo-Controlled Trial of Early Noninvasive Ventilation for ALS
    Kirsten Gruis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed research and educational experience will develop the candidate into an independent researcher well prepared to make fundamental contributions to ALS research in the future. ..