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electric stimulation therapy
Summary: Application of electric current in treatment without the generation of perceptible heat. It includes electric stimulation of nerves or muscles, passage of current into the body, or use of interrupted current of low intensity to raise the threshold of the skin to pain.
Publications312 found, 100 shown here
- Advances and challenges in neurostimulation for headachesDelphine Magis
Headache Research Unit, Department of Neurology, University of Liege, Belgium
Lancet Neurol 11:708-19. 2012..Trial data for other techniques are scarce, but external and minimally invasive approaches should be privileged in future studies...
- Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of prefrontal cortex enhances working memoryFelipe Fregni
Harvard Center for Non Invasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330, Brookline Avenue, KS 452, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Exp Brain Res 166:23-30. 2005..Furthermore, this effect depends on the stimulation polarity and is specific to the site of stimulation. This result may be helpful to develop future interventions aiming at clinical benefits...
- Transcranial DC stimulation (tDCS): a tool for double-blind sham-controlled clinical studies in brain stimulationPrateek C Gandiga
Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Clin Neurophysiol 117:845-50. 2006..Here, we evaluated the effects of tDCS and sham stimulation (SHAM) on healthy subjects and stroke patients' self-report measures of attention, fatigue, duration of elicited sensations and discomfort...
- Occipital nerve stimulation for the treatment of intractable chronic migraine headache: ONSTIM feasibility studyJoel R Saper
Michigan Head Pain and Neurological Institute, 3120 Professional Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
Cephalalgia 31:271-85. 2011..Medically intractable chronic migraine (CM) is a disabling illness characterized by headache ≥15 days per month...
- Safety and cognitive effect of frontal DC brain polarization in healthy individualsM B Iyer
Brain Stimulation Unit and Cognitive Neuroscience, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Neurology 64:872-5. 2005..Activating effects on the frontal lobe might be beneficial for patients with frontal lobe disorders. This phase 1 study tested the safety of frontal DC, including its effects on frontal and other brain functions...
- A sham-controlled, phase II trial of transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of central pain in traumatic spinal cord injuryFelipe Fregni
Harvard Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Pain 122:197-209. 2006..We discuss potential mechanisms for pain amelioration after tDCS, such as a secondary modulation of thalamic nuclei activity...
- Relation between stimulation characteristics and clinical outcome in studies using electrical stimulation to improve motor control of the upper extremity in strokeJoke R de Kroon
Roessingh Research and Development Enschede The Netherlands
J Rehabil Med 37:65-74. 2005..The aim of this review is to explore the relationship between characteristics of stimulation and the effect of electrical stimulation on the recovery of upper limb motor control following stroke...
- Dual-hemisphere tDCS facilitates greater improvements for healthy subjects' non-dominant hand compared to uni-hemisphere stimulationBradley W Vines
Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
BMC Neurosci 9:103. 2008..Participants performed a finger-sequencing task with the non-dominant hand before and after each stimulation. The dependent variable was the percentage of change in performance, comparing pre- and post-tDCS scores...
- A randomized, sham-controlled, proof of principle study of transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of pain in fibromyalgiaFelipe Fregni
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Arthritis Rheum 54:3988-98. 2006....
- Safety and efficacy of peripheral nerve stimulation of the occipital nerves for the management of chronic migraine: results from a randomized, multicenter, double-blinded, controlled studyStephen D Silberstein
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Cephalalgia 32:1165-79. 2012..Chronic migraine (CM) is a debilitating neurological disorder with few treatment options. Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) of the occipital nerves is a potentially promising therapy for CM patients...
- Sustained effectiveness of occipital nerve stimulation in drug-resistant chronic cluster headacheDelphine Magis
Headache Research Unit, CHR Citadelle, Department of Neurology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
Headache 51:1191-201. 2011..Recent studies suggest that occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) could be an efficient preventive treatment of drCCH...
- Spinal cord stimulation versus conventional medical management for neuropathic pain: a multicentre randomised controlled trial in patients with failed back surgery syndromeKrishna Kumar
Department of Neurosurgery, Regina General Hospital, 1440 14th Avenue, Regina, Sask, Canada
Pain 132:179-88. 2007..In selected patients with FBSS, SCS provides better pain relief and improves health-related quality of life and functional capacity compared with CMM alone...
- Treatment of intractable chronic cluster headache by occipital nerve stimulation in 14 patientsBrian Burns
Headache Group, Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 19143 0114, USA
Neurology 72:341-5. 2009..Most patients with chronic cluster headache (CCH) have an unremitting illness requiring daily preventive therapy for years...
- Long-term therapeutic and orthotic effects of a foot drop stimulator on walking performance in progressive and nonprogressive neurological disordersRichard B Stein
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:152-67. 2010..Stimulators applying functional electrical stimulation (FES) to the common peroneal nerve improve walking with a foot drop, which occurs in several disorders...
- Central modulation in cluster headache patients treated with occipital nerve stimulation: an FDG-PET studyDelphine Magis
University Neurology Department, Liege, Belgium
BMC Neurol 11:25. 2011..However its mode of action remains elusive. Since the long delay to meaningful effect suggests that ONS induces slow neuromodulation, we have searched for changes in central pain-control areas using metabolic neuroimaging...
- Spinal cord stimulation-induced analgesia: electrical stimulation of dorsal column and dorsal roots attenuates dorsal horn neuronal excitability in neuropathic ratsYun Guan
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Anesthesiology 113:1392-405. 2010..The sites of action and cellular mechanisms by which spinal cord stimulation reduces neuropathic pain remain unclear...
- Electrical stimulation of sphenopalatine ganglion for acute treatment of cluster headachesMehdi Ansarinia
The Headache Specialists, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Headache 50:1164-74. 2010..For this reason, it was selected as a target for an acute neurostimulation study...
- Potential for new technologies in clinical practiceJane H Burridge
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Curr Opin Neurol 23:671-7. 2010..This review presents evidence of new technologies since 2008 and identifies barriers to translation of technologies into clinical practice...
- Behavioural facilitation following brain stimulation: implications for neurorehabilitationGiuseppe Vallar
Department of Psychology, University of Milano Bicocca, and IRCCS Auxological Institute, Milan, Italy
Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:618-49. 2011....
- Effects of electrical stimulation parameters on fatigue in skeletal muscleAshraf S Gorgey
Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:684-92. 2009..Experimental laboratory study...
- Electrical stimulation over the left inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) determines long-term effects in the recovery of speech apraxia in three chronic aphasicsP Marangolo
Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
Behav Brain Res 225:498-504. 2011..At three follow-ups (1 week, 1 and 2 months after the end of treatment), response accuracy was still significantly better in the anodic than in sham condition, suggesting a long-term effect on the recovery of their articulatory gestures...
- Gait in individuals with chronic hemiparesis: one-year follow-up of the effects of a neuroprosthesis that ameliorates foot dropYocheved Laufer
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
J Neurol Phys Ther 33:104-10. 2009..The objective of this study was to determine the short-term and long-term effects on functional gait of a neuroprosthesis that provides functional electrical stimulation (FES) to correct footdrop...
- A randomized controlled trial of functional neuromuscular stimulation in chronic stroke subjectsJanis J Daly
Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Stroke 37:172-8. 2006....
- Tolerability of transcranial direct current stimulation in childhood-onset schizophreniaAnand Mattai
Child Psychiatry Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Brain Stimul 4:275-80. 2011..In recent years, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been used to study and treat many neuropsychiatric conditions. However, information regarding its tolerability in the pediatric population is lacking...
- The treatment of medically intractable trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia with supraorbital/supratrochlear stimulation: a retrospective case seriesJulien Vaisman
Pain and Wellness Center, Peabody, MA 01960, USA
Neuromodulation 15:374-80. 2012..This is a retrospective case series of five patients with intractable trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia (TAC) who were implanted with a supraorbital/supratrochlear neuromodulation system...
- Early neuromuscular electrical stimulation to improve quadriceps muscle strength after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trialJennifer E Stevens-Lapsley
Physical Therapy Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado, Mail Stop C244, 13121 E 17th Ave, Room 3116, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Phys Ther 92:210-26. 2012..The recovery of quadriceps muscle force and function after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is suboptimal, which predisposes patients to disability with increasing age...
- Neurorehabilitation with new functional electrical stimulation for hemiparetic upper extremity in stroke patientsYukihiro Hara
The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Inba gun, Chiba, Japan
J Nippon Med Sch 75:4-14. 2008..Nevertheless, evidence-based strategies for motor rehabilitation are more easily available, particularly for patients with hemiparesis...
- Occipital nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic cluster headache - lessons learned from 18 months experienceO M Mueller
University Hospital Essen, Neurosurgery, Essen, Germany
Cent Eur Neurosurg 72:84-9. 2011..In this study, we present our experiences with bilateral occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) in patients with CCH focusing on patient selection, pre- and postoperative evaluation, surgical procedures, and outcome...
- Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for motor restoration in hemiplegiaJohn Chae
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Top Stroke Rehabil 15:412-26. 2008..The development of hand neuroprostheses is in its infancy and must await additional fundamental and technical advances before reaching clinical viability. The limitations of available systems and future developments are discussed...
- A rat model for measuring the effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation using fMRIYuji Takano
NTT Communication Science Laboratories, 3 1, Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi shi, Kanagawa Pref, 243 0198, Japan
Neurosci Lett 491:40-3. 2011..This suggests anodal tDCS over the frontal cortex induces neuronal activation in the frontal cortex and in its connected brain region...
- Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststrokePatricia S Smith
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:2108-11. 2009..Smith PS, Dinse HR, Kalisch T, Johnson M, Walker-Batson D. Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststroke...
- Motor unit recruitment during neuromuscular electrical stimulation: a critical appraisalC Scott Bickel
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 1212, USA
Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2399-407. 2011....
- Feasibility of iterative learning control mediated by functional electrical stimulation for reaching after strokeA M Hughes
School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:559-68. 2009....
- Treatment of refractory chronic cluster headache by chronic occipital nerve stimulationDenys Fontaine
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, France
Cephalalgia 31:1101-5. 2011..Greater occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) has been recently proposed to treat severe chronic cluster headache patients (CCH) refractory to medical treatment. We report the results of a French multidisciplinary cohort study...
- Spinal cord stimulation versus reoperation for failed back surgery syndrome: a cost effectiveness and cost utility analysis based on a randomized, controlled trialRichard B North
Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Neurosurgery 61:361-8; discussion 368-9. 2007..We analyzed the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of treating failed back-surgery syndrome using spinal cord stimulation (SCS) versus reoperation...
- Optimizing parameters for terminating cortical afterdischarges with pulse stimulationGholam K Motamedi
Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, U S A
Epilepsia 43:836-46. 2002..We previously reported that brief pulses of electrical stimulation (BPSs) can terminate afterdischarges (ADs) during cortical stimulation. We investigated conditions under which BPS is more likely to suppress ADs...
- Functional electrical stimulation to dorsiflexors and plantar flexors during gait to improve walking in adults with chronic hemiplegiaDavid G Embrey
Good Samaritan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, Puyallup, WA 98372, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:687-96. 2010..To determine whether functional electrical stimulation (FES) timed to activate the dorsiflexors and plantar flexors during gait improves the walking of adults with hemiplegia...
- Training-induced changes in the pattern of triceps to biceps activation during reaching tasks after chronic and severe strokeRuth Nancy Barker
Discipline of Physiotherapy, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Exp Brain Res 196:483-96. 2009..The changes in EMG activity were small relative to the changes in arm function indicating that factors, such as the contribution of other muscles of reaching, may also be implicated...
- Disruption of cancer cell replication by alternating electric fieldsEilon D Kirson
Department of Biomedical Engineering, NovoCure Ltd, Haifa, Israel
Cancer Res 64:3288-95. 2004..These findings demonstrate the potential applicability of the described electric fields as a novel therapeutic modality for malignant tumors...
- Noninvasive techniques for probing neurocircuitry and treating illness: vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)Mark S George
Departments of Psychiatry, Radiology and Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, MUSC Center for Advanced Imaging Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Neuropsychopharmacology 35:301-16. 2010..These techniques are transcranial magnetic stimulation, vagus nerve stimulation, and transcranial direct current stimulation. Two of these approaches have FDA approval as therapies...
- The orthotic effect of functional electrical stimulation on the improvement of walking in stroke patients with a dropped foot: a systematic reviewAnke I R Kottink
Roessingh Research and Development, PO Box 310, 7500 AH Enschede, The Netherlands
Artif Organs 28:577-86. 2004..Analysis of the available evidence on the improvement of walking in stroke patients with a dropped foot when using peroneus stimulation...
- Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease dissociates mood and motor circuits: a functional MRI case studyTaresa Stefurak
Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mov Disord 18:1508-16. 2003....
- Two coupled motor recovery protocols are better than one: electromyogram-triggered neuromuscular stimulation and bilateral movementsJames H Cauraugh
Motor Behavior Laboratory, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
Stroke 33:1589-94. 2002..With the use of established motor control theories, the present study investigated electromyogram (EMG)-triggered neuromuscular stimulation and bilateral coordination training...
- Peripheral vascular changes after electrically stimulated cycle training in people with spinal cord injuryH L Gerrits
Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Vrije University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:832-9. 2001..To test whether a short period of training leads to adaptations in the cross-sectional area of large conduit arteries and improved blood flow to the paralyzed legs of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
- Spinal cord stimulation electrode design: prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing percutaneous and laminectomy electrodes-part I: technical outcomesRichard B North
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7713, USA
Neurosurgery 51:381-9; discussion 389-90. 2002..Contemporary electrodes can be placed percutaneously in some cases and require a limited laminectomy in other cases...
- Temporal cortex direct current stimulation enhances performance on a visual recognition memory task in Alzheimer diseaseP S Boggio
Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:444-7. 2009..As far as is known, this is the first trial showing that tDCS can enhance a component of recognition memory. The potential mechanisms of action and the implications of these results are discussed...
- Mechanisms of aphasia recovery after stroke and the role of noninvasive brain stimulationRoy H Hamilton
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurology, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Philadelphia, United States
Brain Lang 118:40-50. 2011..We further argue that TMS and tDCS are potentially promising tools for enhancing functional recovery of language and for further elucidating mechanisms of plasticity in patients with aphasia...
- Functional electrical stimulation for neuromuscular applicationsP Hunter Peckham
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Annu Rev Biomed Eng 7:327-60. 2005....
- Functional electrical stimulation improves motor recovery of the lower extremity and walking ability of subjects with first acute stroke: a randomized placebo-controlled trialTiebin Yan
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Stroke 36:80-5. 2005..The present study examines whether FES, given during acute stroke, was more effective in promoting motor recovery of the lower extremity and walking ability than standard rehabilitation alone...
- A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of intradiscal electrothermal therapy for the treatment of discogenic low back painKevin J Pauza
Texas Spine and Joint Hospital, 1814 Roseland Boulevard, Tyler, TX 75701, USA
Spine J 4:27-35. 2004..Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) is a treatment for discogenic low back pain the efficacy of which has not been rigorously tested...
- Subthalamic DBS replaces levodopa in Parkinson's disease: two-year follow-upFrancois J G Vingerhoets
Department of Neurology, BH 13, CHUV, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
Neurology 58:396-401. 2002..Since antiparkinsonian medication has short- and long-term effects that may prevent an estimate of the maximal possible impact of STN DBS, such medication was used at the lowest possible dosage after DBS implantation...
- Increase in hand muscle strength of stroke patients after somatosensory stimulationAdriana B Conforto
Human Cortical Physiology Section, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1430, USA
Ann Neurol 51:122-5. 2002..These results suggest that somatosensory stimulation may be a promising adjuvant to rehabilitation of the motor deficits in stroke patients...
- Effects of somatosensory stimulation on use-dependent plasticity in chronic strokeLumy Sawaki
Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Stroke 37:246-7. 2006..Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) modulates motor cortical excitability in healthy humans and could influence training effects in stroke patients...
- Musculoskeletal plasticity after acute spinal cord injury: effects of long-term neuromuscular electrical stimulation trainingRichard K Shields
Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1190, USA
J Neurophysiol 95:2380-90. 2006..Importantly, this method of load delivery was feasible and may serve as the basis for an intervention to preserve the musculoskeletal properties of individuals with SCI...
- Transcranial direct current stimulation: electrode montage in strokeHooman Mahmoudi
Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
Disabil Rehabil 33:1383-8. 2011..This small sham controlled cross-over clinical trial is important to provide additional data on the clinical effects of tDCS in stroke and for planning and designing future large tDCS trials in patients with stroke...
- Continuous low-level vagus nerve stimulation reduces stellate ganglion nerve activity and paroxysmal atrial tachyarrhythmias in ambulatory caninesMark J Shen
Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Circulation 123:2204-12. 2011..We hypothesize that left-sided low-level vagus nerve stimulation (LL-VNS) can suppress sympathetic outflow and reduce atrial tachyarrhythmias in ambulatory dogs...
- Cortical effect and functional recovery by the electromyography-triggered neuromuscular stimulation in chronic stroke patientsHwa Kyung Shin
Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Science, Catholic University of Daegu, Republic of Korea
Neurosci Lett 442:174-9. 2008..We demonstrated that 10-week EMG-stim can induce functional recovery and change of cortical activation pattern in the hemiparetic hand of chronic stroke patients...
- Noninvasive brain stimulation with low-intensity electrical currents: putative mechanisms of action for direct and alternating current stimulationSoroush Zaghi
Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Neuroscientist 16:285-307. 2010..Here the authors review what is known about DC and AC stimulation, and they discuss features that remain to be investigated...
- Management of fecal incontinence in adultsC Norton
King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
Neurourol Urodyn 29:199-206. 2010..The article summarises the evidence and recommendations from the committee for clinical practice and future research...
- Biofeedback and/or sphincter exercises for the treatment of faecal incontinence in adultsChristine Norton
Bucks New University and Imperial College HealthcareNHS Trust, Uxbridge, UK
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD002111. 2012..However, standards of treatment are still lacking and the magnitude of alleged benefits has yet to be established...
- Irritation induced bladder overactivity is suppressed by tibial nerve stimulation in catsChangfeng Tai
Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Urol 186:326-30. 2011..We investigated the effects of tibial nerve stimulation on bladder overactivity induced by acetic acid irritation...
- A novel combination of mild electrical stimulation and hyperthermia: general concepts and applicationsHirofumi Kai
Department of Molecular Medicine, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Global COE Cell Fate Regulation Research and Education Unit, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Int J Hyperthermia 25:655-60. 2009..The integrated modalities of MES and hyperthermia might find therapeutic applications to stress-induced diseases and intractable diseases of dysregulated signalling pathways...
- The effects of spinal cord stimulation in neuropathic pain are sustained: a 24-month follow-up of the prospective randomized controlled multicenter trial of the effectiveness of spinal cord stimulationKrishna Kumar
Department of Neurosurgery, Regina General Hospital, Regina, Canada
Neurosurgery 63:762-70; discussion 770. 2008....
- Peripheral nerve stimulation for trigeminal neuropathic painDavid A Stidd
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Pain Physician 15:27-33. 2012..PNS is a safe procedure that can be performed even on patients that are not optimal surgical candidates and should be considered for patients suffering from TNP that have failed medical management...
- Phenotype of patients responsive to occipital nerve stimulation for refractory head painK Paemeleire
Department of Neurology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Cephalalgia 30:662-73. 2010..The data suggest medication overuse should be managed appropriately when considering ONS in migraine. A controlled prospective study for ONS in ICHD-II 13.12 is warranted...
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation combined with task-related training improves lower limb functions in subjects with chronic strokeShamay S M Ng
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Stroke 38:2953-9. 2007....
- Transcranial direct current stimulation improves naming reaction time in fluent aphasia: a double-blind, sham-controlled studyJulius Fridriksson
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
Stroke 42:819-21. 2011..The current study further examined this issue in a more tightly controlled experiment in participants with fluent aphasia...
- Transcranial direct current stimulation decreases convulsions and spatial memory deficits following pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus in immature ratsTohru Kamida
Department of Neurosurgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
Behav Brain Res 217:99-103. 2011..The effects of cathodal tDCS on convulsions and spatial memory after status epilepticus (SE) in immature animals were investigated...
- Bone bioelectricity: what have we learned in the past 160 years?Brad M Isaacson
Department of Veterans Affairs, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
J Biomed Mater Res A 95:1270-9. 2010..It is the purpose of this review to assess the bioelectric phenomenon of bone as it applies to piezoelectricity, fracture healing, and overall changes in bone metabolism which occur with controlled electrical stimulation...
- Trigeminal and occipital peripheral nerve stimulation for craniofacial pain: a single-institution experience and review of the literatureKonstantin V Slavin
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Neurosurg Focus 21:E5. 2006....
- Implanted auriculotemporal nerve stimulator for the treatment of refractory chronic migraineThomas Simopoulos
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Anesthesia, Boston, MA, USA
Headache 50:1064-9. 2010..To report a case of improved pain control and function in a patient with chronic migraine after treatment with auriculotemporal nerve stimulation...
- Electrical stimulation of the growth plate: a potential approach to an epiphysiodesisGeorge R Dodge
Bone and Cartilage Research Laboratory, Nemours Biomedical Research, and Department of Orthopaedics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, Wilmington, Delaware
Bioelectromagnetics 28:463-70. 2007....
- Triple target treatment (3T) is more effective than biofeedback alone for anal incontinence: the 3T-AI studyThilo Schwandner
Clinic for General, Visceral, Thorax, and Transplantation Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
Dis Colon Rectum 53:1007-16. 2010..Our purpose was to evaluate a novel therapeutic concept, termed triple target treatment, which combines amplitude-modulated medium-frequency stimulation and EMG-biofeedback...
- Neuromuscular electrical stimulation improves exercise tolerance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with better preserved fat-free massLara Maris Napolis
Pulmonary Function and Clinical Exercise Physiology Unit SEFICE, Respiratory Division, Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:401-6. 2011..However, it is conceivable that its benefits are more prominent in patients with better-preserved peripheral muscle function and structure...
- Intraspinal microstimulation for the recovery of function following spinal cord injuryJeremy A Bamford
Department of Cell Biology and the Centre for Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Prog Brain Res 194:227-39. 2011..We conclude by suggesting improvements in materials and techniques that are needed in preparation for a clinical proof-of-principle and review our current attempts to achieve these...
- Functional electrical stimulation of dorsiflexor muscle: effects on dorsiflexor strength, plantarflexor spasticity, and motor recovery in stroke patientsSukanta K Sabut
School of Medical Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
NeuroRehabilitation 29:393-400. 2011....
- Treatment of type 2 diabetes using meal-triggered gastric electrical stimulationShai Policker
MetaCure USA Inc, Orangeburg, NY 10962, USA
Isr Med Assoc J 11:206-8. 2009..The system is commercially available in Europe and Israel and is in clinical trials in the United States. It has been tested in 132 patients worldwide to date...
- Peripheral nerve stimulator for the treatment of supraorbital neuralgia: a retrospective case seriesS Amin
Department of Anesthesiology, Rush Medical College at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Cephalalgia 28:355-9. 2008..In selected patients, supraorbital nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic frontal headaches appears to be efficacious...
- Feasibility of a new application of noninvasive Brain Computer Interface (BCI): a case study of training for recovery of volitional motor control after strokeJanis J Daly
Cognitive and Motor Learning Research Program, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ohio, USA
J Neurol Phys Ther 33:203-11. 2009..There are also potential advantages for combining BCI with functional electrical stimulation (FES). We tested the feasibility of combined BCI + FES for motor learning after stroke...
- Posterior root-muscle reflexes elicited by transcutaneous stimulation of the human lumbosacral cordKaren Minassian
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Electrical Stimulation and Physical Rehabilitation, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wilhelminenspital Wien, Montleartstrasse 37, 1171 Vienna, Austria
Muscle Nerve 35:327-36. 2007..Continuous transcutaneous posterior root stimulation represents a novel, non-invasive, neuromodulative approach for individuals with different neurological disorders...
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: the Midwestern surgical experience with the diaphragm pacing stimulation system shows that general anesthesia can be safely performedRaymond P Onders
Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
Am J Surg 197:386-90. 2009..This report summarizes the largest series of surgical cases in ALS during multicenter prospective trials of the laparoscopic diaphragm pacing system (DPS) to delay respiratory failure...
- Effects of preoperative neuromuscular electrical stimulation on quadriceps strength and functional recovery in total knee arthroplasty. A pilot studyRaymond J Walls
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin, Ireland
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:119. 2010....
- Epidural spinal cord stimulation plus quipazine administration enable stepping in complete spinal adult ratsYury P Gerasimenko
Department of Physiological Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Neurophysiol 98:2525-36. 2007..Quipazine potentiated the amplitude of these responses. The data suggest that there are fundamental differences in the circuitry that generates flexion and extension during locomotion...
- Induction of cortical plastic changes in wrist muscles by paired associative stimulation in the recovery phase of stroke patientsEvelyne Castel-Lacanal
Universités de Toulouse, IFR 96, Pôle Santé, Société, Réadaptation, Hopitaux de Toulouse, INSERM U 825, France
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:366-72. 2009....
- Occipital nerve stimulation for drug-resistant chronic cluster headache: a prospective pilot studyDelphine Magis
Headache Research Unit, Department of Neurology, Liege University, CHR Citadelle, Liege, Belgium
Lancet Neurol 6:314-21. 2007..Occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) is a new, safe strategy for intractable headaches. We undertook a prospective pilot trial of ONS in drCCH to assess clinical efficacy and pain perception...
- Low-frequency rectangular pulse is superior to middle frequency alternating current stimulation in cycling of people with spinal cord injuryJohann Szecsi
Center for Sensorimotor Research, Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich, Germany
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:338-45. 2007....
- A novel functional electrical stimulation treatment for recovery of hand function in hemiplegia: 12-week pilot studyJayme S Knutson
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:17-25. 2009..A previous pilot study showed reductions in hand impairment after 6 weeks of CCFES, but the effect did not persist after end of treatment...
- Neuromuscular electrical stimulation improves severe hand dysfunction for individuals with chronic stroke: a pilot studyMarcio Santos
Landon Center on Aging, Kansas University Medical Center, USA
J Neurol Phys Ther 30:175-83. 2006..NMES-assisted grasping trended towards greater functional benefit than traditional NMES-activation of wrist flexors/extensors...
- Greater occipital nerve stimulation via the Bion microstimulator: implantation technique and stimulation parameters. Clinical trial: NCT00205894Terrence L Trentman
Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ 85054, USA
Pain Physician 12:621-8. 2009..Millions of patients suffer from medically refractory and disabling primary headache disorders. This problem has led to a search for new and innovative treatment modalities, including neuromodulation of the occipital nerves...
- Hybrid power-assisted functional electrical stimulation to improve hemiparetic upper-extremity functionYukihiro Hara
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Japan
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:977-85. 2006..The effect on spastic hemiparesis of a hybrid therapy consisting of functional electrical stimulation and block therapy was examined...
- Pulsed electrical stimulation for control of vasculature: temporary vasoconstriction and permanent thrombosisDaniel Palanker
Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 4085, USA
Bioelectromagnetics 29:100-7. 2008..Histology demonstrated a lack of tissue damage during vasoconstriction, but vascular endothelium was damaged during thrombosis. The temperature increase does not exceed 0.1 degrees C during these treatments...
- Peripheral neurostimulation for treatment of intractable occipital neuralgiaKonstantin V Slavin
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
Neurosurgery 58:112-9; discussion 112-9. 2006..Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) may serve as a good alternative to destructive surgical manipulations used currently for the treatment of severe ON...
- Peripheral neurostimulation for the treatment of refractory cluster headache, long-term follow-up: case reportAntonios Mammis
Department of Neurosurgery, Cushing Neuroscience Institutes, Hofstra University School of Medicine and North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, USA
Neuromodulation 14:432-5; discussion 435. 2011..There are recent reports utilizing occipital nerve stimulation for the successful management of medically refractory cases of cluster headache...
- Stimulation parameter optimization for FES supported standing up and walking in SCI patientsManfred Bijak
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Artif Organs 29:220-3. 2005..1-0.2 s. Activation of adductor muscles during standing up and during the swing phase helps to avoid hip abduction and improves knee trajectories...
- Effect of an external responsive neurostimulator on seizures and electrographic discharges during subdural electrode monitoringEric H Kossoff
Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1000, USA
Epilepsia 45:1560-7. 2004..Approved neural-stimulation therapies for epilepsy use prolonged intermittent stimulation paradigms with no ability to respond automatically to seizures...
- Preemptive low-frequency stimulation decreases the incidence of amygdala-kindled seizuresJeffrey H Goodman
CNRRR, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, New York 10993, USA
Epilepsia 46:1-7. 2005..This study examined the effect of preemptive, low-frequency, 1-Hz sine wave stimulation (LFS) on the incidence of amygdala-kindled seizures in the rat...
- Cycling induced by electrical stimulation improves motor recovery in postacute hemiparetic patients: a randomized controlled trialEmilia Ambrosini
Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133, Milano, Italy
Stroke 42:1068-73. 2011..This study assessed whether cycling induced by functional electrical stimulation (FES) was more effective than passive cycling with placebo stimulation in promoting motor recovery and walking ability in postacute hemiparetic patients...
- The efficacy of a new stimulation technology to increase venous flow and prevent venous stasisM Griffin
The Vascular Noninvasive Screening and Diagnostic Centre, 30 Weymouth Street, London W1G 7BS, UK
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:766-71. 2010..The aim was to determine: (a) dependence of venous blood velocity and ejected volume on the rates of stimulated calf contractions: (b) clinical factors affecting efficacy in healthy individuals...
- Low-level vagosympathetic stimulation: a paradox and potential new modality for the treatment of focal atrial fibrillationShuyan Li
Department of Cardiology, The Second Hospital of Jilin University, Jilin, China
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:645-51. 2009..This study was designed to demonstrate that bilateral low-level vagosympathetic nerve stimulation (LL-VNS) could suppress high-frequency stimulation-induced focal AF at atrial and PV sites...
- [Stimulation of the occipital nerve in the treatment of drug-resistant cluster headache]Cristian de Quintana-Schmidt
Servicio de Neurocirugia, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, 08025 Barcelona, Espana
Rev Neurol 51:19-26. 2010..To evaluate the occipital nerve stimulation therapy in as a treatment for drug-resistant cluster headache...
- A clinical trial of neuromuscular electrical stimulation in improving quadriceps muscle strength and activation among women with mild and moderate osteoarthritisRiann M Palmieri-Smith
School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan, 4745G CCRB, 401 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Phys Ther 90:1441-52. 2010..Yet, data are lacking to establish the efficacy of NMES in people with evidence of early radiographic osteoarthritis...
- Locomotion Control by Lumbar Spinal Cord StimulationChangfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed studies will not only improve our understanding of locomotion control in lumbar spinal cord but also benefit SCI patients. ..
- Bladder and Sphincter Control after Spinal Cord InjuryChangfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Neuro-Musculoskeletal Plasticity after SCIRichard K Shields; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed method not only has excellent potential for efficacy, but is also likely to be economical and easily integrated into the daily lives of people with SCI. ..
- Beaumont Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research NetworkKenneth Peters; Fiscal Year: 2007..Adverse events and complications will be monitored. Ancillary studies as agreed upon by the ICCRN will be carried out in conjunction with the clinical trial. ..
- MUSCULOSKELETAL PLASTICITY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURYRICHARD SHIELDS; Fiscal Year: 2003..The benefits of this newly developed adaptive feedback controlled exercise may provide a standard that individuals with paralysis may use in an effort to maintain their musculoskeletal properties following paralysis. ..
- Electrical stimulation for upper limb recovery in strokeJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2008..2. Assess the effect of NMES on upper limb activity limitation. 3. Assess the effect of NMES on central motor processing. 4. Assess the effect of adding cognitive input during NMES therapy. ..
- BION Treatment of Neuromuscular DysfunctionGerald Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Pharmacotherapy for Minor DepressionRobert Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
- DBS and Rodent Antidepressant- Screen ModelsZiad Nahas; Fiscal Year: 2008..Future work will bridge between validating these findings in more comprehensive models of depression and clinical investigations of the DBS antidepressant effect in patients with treatment resistant depression. ..
- Subacute Stroke Recovery: Bimanual Coordination TrainingJames Cauraugh; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ELECTROSTIMULATION FOR HEMIPLEGIAJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2004..EMG-controlled NIMES may also be effective for lower extremity motor and functional recovery. ..
- Enhancing Neuroprosthesis Performance with Nerve Cuff ElectrodesRonald J Triolo; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Electrical Stimulation for Hemiplegic Shoulder PainJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2010..We further postulate that ES improves glenohumeral stability by facilitating motor recovery. Thus we will evaluate the effects of these treatments on objective measures of poststroke motor recovery. ..
- ELECTROSTIMULATION FOR STROKE REHAB: EFFECTS & MECHANISMJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2002..Finally, techniques developed for assessing central motor function may be useful for evaluating other interventions directed at stroke rehabilitation. ..
- MOOD EFFECTS OF DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION IN PARKINSONSMark George; Fiscal Year: 2002..Thus, we plan to use interleaved fMRI and DBS to directly examine the effects of DBS on hypothesized brain circuits and to correlate this with immediate and longer-term (4 week) behavioral outcomes (mood and cognition). ..
- A Novel Waveform for Electrical Nerve Conduction BlockKevin Kilgore; Fiscal Year: 2002..The initial intended human application will be to alleviate pain in individuals with neuromas secondary to limb amputation. ..
- INJECTABLE SENSORS FOR CONTROL OF FESGerald Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- IMPLANTED NEUROPROSTHESIS FOR STANDING AFTER SCIRonald Triolo; Fiscal Year: 2006..Abstract Not Provided ..
- Optimization of TMS for Depression - Coordinating CenterMark George; Fiscal Year: 2009..This coordinating Center Grant (CCG) application is submitted under a CSMD mechanism, linked to 4 clinical site grants (CSG). ..
- FES for foot-drop in hemiparesisJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2009..This proposed approach is expected to improve patient outcome and challenge the present clinical paradigm of prescribing AFOs for stroke survivors with foot-drop. ..
- Optimization of TMS for DepressionMark George; Fiscal Year: 2009..This clinical site grant (CSG) proposal is one of four scientifically identical proposals resubmitted under a CSMD mechanism.] ..
- BION Treatment of Neuromuscular DysfunctionGerald Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Mechanisms of Vaginal Sling Effects on ContinenceFirouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2006..The long-term goal of this proposal is to expand the findings of this project into an R01 application in order to translate our findings into relevant clinical studies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Conference--National Urology Resident Female Pelvic MedFirouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Assessment of Altered Function in Diabetic BladderFirouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- A Novel Waveform for Electrical Nerve Conduction BlockKevin L Kilgore; Fiscal Year: 2010..This research will provide a significant tool in our ongoing efforts to reduce disability and improve quality of life. ..
- PKC ALTERATIONS IN LUT DYSFUNCTIONFirouz Daneshgari; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- MODEL FOR ELECTRODE TESTING AND REDUCED ANIMAL USEStuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2003..The validity of the inanimate and living models will be evaluated by comparison of electrode function in the in vitro models with that observed under identical test protocols in the chronic cat cortex. ..
- Conductive Polymer Recording and Stimulation ElectrodesStuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Functionalized Coatings for Enhanced Neural InterfacesStuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Adaptation to controlled vestibular stimulationDANIEL MERFELD; Fiscal Year: 2005..All of these proposed specific aims will be investigated by measuring changes in the vestibulo-ocular responses induced by changes in chronic, patterned, electrical stimulation of the peripheral vestibular system. ..
- Recovery of Function and Vagus Nerve StimulationDouglas Smith; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- DRUG SENSITIVITY IN ELDERLY PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTSIan Cook; Fiscal Year: 2002..Cook will be well prepared to undertake independent and collaborative investigations, to expand his teaching roles, and to play a role in bridging basic science and clinical research within the Department. ..
- Development of an electrical diagnostic for melanomaRichard Nuccitelli; Fiscal Year: 2008..If the handheld BFI is able to reliably detect malignant skin lesions, it will improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of dermatology patients in the United States alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CAM CLINICAL RESEARCH CURRICULUM PROGRAMAnn Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2004..Based upon prior successes in conventional research training, the faculty can guarantee that CAM trainees will acquire the needed knowledge and shills for successful careers in CAM research. ..
- Development of semicircular canal prostheses for studies of vestibular plasticityDANIEL MERFELD; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Development of a nanosecond pulsed electric field system to treat skin cancerRichard Nuccitelli; Fiscal Year: 2008..It offers a scar-free alternative to surgery that could improve the quality of life for tens of thousands of dermatology patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TMS in the Management of Postoperative PainJeffrey J Borckardt; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, new interventions that have the potential to reduce reliance on postoperative morphine in this patient population such as TMS need to be explored. ..
- Development of an Inventory of Depressive SymptomatologyAUGUSTUS RUSH; Fiscal Year: 2005..g., anxiety, irritability) (IDS-C and SR) that are in the public domain for use with patients across the age spans seen in practice and in research. ..
- Massage to Enhance Quality of Life in ASCT PatientsAnn Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005..These analyses will provide the foundation for designing a large multi-site RCT (R01) that will examine the effects and mechanisms of massage therapy for patients with cancer undergoing ASCT ..
- PACING, SENSING AND DEFIBRILLATION ELECTRODE COATINGSStuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2006..The in vivo studies will be done with collaborators at the University of Alabama. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Functional Impact of PENS for 65+ Chronic Low Back PainDebra Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Osteopuncture for OA-Associated Knee Pain & DisabilityDebra Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition, mechanisms of action will be explored, and the impact of osteopuncture on health care costs determined. ..
- Electrodeposited Noble Metal Oxide Nerve ElectrodesStuart Cogan; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Pulsed Electron Avalanche Knife: Intraocular Microsurg.Daniel Palanker; Fiscal Year: 2006..The low cost and small size of this system combined with high precision, reliability and versatility should allow for a widespread acceptance into operating practice. ..
- RESPONSE VARIABILITY IN TREATMENT RESISTANT DEPRESSIONIan Cook; Fiscal Year: 2006..Secondary analyses will use general linear models and growth mixture modeling to examine how early cordance changes relate to patient and illness factors and to functional outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mental Practice Dosing and Mechanisms in StrokeStephen Page; Fiscal Year: 2006..Identification of MP mechanisms of action and optimal dosing is fundamental to cost-effective, appropriate implementation of this promising, CAM, mind-body technique, and will enable a subsequent MP clinical trial. ..
- Characterizing Sympathetic Transduction in HumansJ Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Calibration Tools For PC-Based Vision EnhancementGislin Dagnelie; Fiscal Year: 2008..Project Description Page 7 ..
- Mediators of Blood-Brain Barrier DisruptionDamir Janigro; Fiscal Year: 2007..g. Alzheimer's, demyelinating diseases, brain tumors). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ACTIVITY-DEPENDENT PLASTICITY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURYAndrea Behrman; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Multimodal Pediatric Motor Recovery SystemJOSEPH GIUFFRIDA; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- BIOPHYSICAL DETERMINANTS OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER HEALINGCharles Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Three-dimensional rate of ulcer healing will be measured with stereophotography and computerized image analysis techniques. ..
- PharmaScan 70/16 In-Vivo Spectroscopy/Imaging SystemRanu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- A TREATMENT FOR EXCESS MOTOR DISABILITY IN THE AGEDEdward Taub; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- VIRTUAL STROKE MODEL FOR STUDY OF BLADDER HYPERREFLEXIAVictor Pikov; Fiscal Year: 2005..We hope that this project can lead to development of a better treatment of stroke-related bladder dysfunction. ..
- Spinal Cord Computer InterfaceMesut Sahin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The average life expectance of this population is 40 years. Any tool or instrument that can provide them with self-mobility, environmental control, and computer access is priceless. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Telemetry SystemJOSEPH GIUFFRIDA; Fiscal Year: 2006..Significant verification and validation testing will ensure that all applicable standards are met. Finally a large clinical trial will be completed with neonatal subjects to ensure clinical efficacy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Spinal hierarchy and noxious cardiac sensory processingRobert Foreman; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies will provide a basis for determining the impact of C1-C2 neurons on the hierarchy of cardiac control. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGYBradley Roth; Fiscal Year: 2005..Each hypothesis is motivated by experimental data, and the goal of the theoretical simulations is to interpret these data. ..
- Randomized Controlled Trial of Pediatric CI TherapyEdward Taub; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- CRCNS: Modeling Neuromusculoskeletal Alterations after Spinal Cord InjuryRanu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Bone Fluid Flow and its Regulatory Role in AdaptationYi Xian Qin; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Role of Musculo-Dynamics in Bone Fluid Flow, Circulation and AdaptationYi Xian Qin; Fiscal Year: 2009..Ultrastructural osteoblastic features of cell and nuclei will be examined via histomorphometric analysis of cell area, nuclear area, cell number, cell and nuclei shapes, in which associated fluid components will be identified. ..
- A Rodent Model for Locomotor Training with FNSRanu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2004..This locomotor training could also be combined with pharmacological intervention, tissue transplant, and neural repair therapies to determine if locomotor training can enhance the effectiveness of these therapies. ..
- Active MEMS Neural ClampsRanu Jung; Fiscal Year: 2006..Such electrodes will advance our capabilities of scientific investigation of neural function in awake subjects and in the development of advanced neuroprosthetic products for rehabilitation. ..
- The 6th International Bone Fluid Flow WorkshopYi Xian Qin; Fiscal Year: 2004..Cellular and Molecular Response to Fluid Flow Stimulation 4. The role of fluid flow in tissue engineering 5. Physiological mechanism and clinical implications of bone fluid flow. ..
- Effects of Bromocriptine on Aphasia Treatment OutcomeLeora Cherney; Fiscal Year: 2003..Language performance will also be measured at three and six months after completion of treatment to answer the secondary questions regarding maintenance of language improvements. ..
- Mechanisms of Myocardial Radiofrequency Scar ExpansionRupak Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Phase resetting using DC stimulation for seizure blockageIvan Osorio; Fiscal Year: 2007..3B. The significant advances made in the control of fatal arrhythmias are in part attributable to the use by cardiologists of phase resetting as an investigative and therapeutic tool. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Imaging Predictors of Treatment Response for DepressionHelen Mayberg; Fiscal Year: 2009..Identification of such biomarkers has additional implications for future testing of novel therapies in patients with distinct brain signatures, including development of evidence-based treatment algorithms for individual patients. ..