Rebecca I Spain
Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
- Body-worn sensors capture variability, but not decline, of gait and balance measures in multiple sclerosis over 18 monthsRebecca I Spain
Neurology Service and MS Center of Excellence West, Portland VA Medical Center, USA Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, USA Electronic address
Gait Posture 39:958-64. 2014..05). Variability may be a key indicator of worsening gait and balance disability in MS. ..
- Body-worn motion sensors detect balance and gait deficits in people with multiple sclerosis who have normal walking speedR I Spain
Neurology Service and MS Center of Excellence West, Portland VA Medical Center and Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
Gait Posture 35:573-8. 2012..This portable technology provides objective and quantitative mobility data previously not obtainable in the clinic, and may prove a useful outcome measure for early mobility changes in MS...
- When metals compete: a case of copper-deficiency myeloneuropathy and anemiaRebecca I Spain
Thomas Jefferson University, PA, USA
Nat Clin Pract Neurol 5:106-11. 2009..During the same period, she had received blood transfusions for unexplained anemia and leukopenia. She had been wearing dentures for many years...
- Thickness of retinal nerve fiber layer correlates with disease duration in parallel with corticospinal tract dysfunction in untreated multiple sclerosisRebecca I Spain
Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 46:633-42. 2009..RNFL thickness correlated with EDSS scores (r(s) = -0.43, p < 0.001).In conclusion, RNFL loss correlates with disease duration and EDSS scores in subjects with untreated MS, indicating that OCT may capture neurodegeneration...
- Recent developments in multiple sclerosis therapeuticsRebecca I Spain
Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Neurology, CR120, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
BMC Med 7:74. 2009..Effective treatments for progressive multiple sclerosis are still being sought...
- The radiologically isolated syndrome: look (again) before you treatRebecca Spain
Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 11:498-506. 2011..This review will highlight what is and is not known about the long-term outcomes of RIS and present recommendations for clinicians when faced with this challenging situation...
- Characterization of Compensatory Stepping in People With Multiple SclerosisDaniel S Peterson
Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System, Portland, OR Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR Electronic address
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 97:513-21. 2016..To characterize postural responses to forward and backward external perturbations in people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS), and to relate performance to commonly used clinical outcomes...
- Inflammatory neurological disease in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitorsAndrew J Solomon
Department of Neurology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University Health Center, Vermont 05401, USA
Mult Scler 17:1472-87. 2011..TNF alpha inhibitor (TNFAI) therapy has been associated with inflammatory neurological syndromes...