Genomes and Genes
Summary: Disorders of the special senses (i.e., VISION; HEARING; TASTE; and SMELL) or somatosensory system (i.e., afferent components of the PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM).
Publications208 found, 100 shown here
- The utility of skin biopsy for prediction of progression in suspected small fiber neuropathyC H Gibbons
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Neurology 66:256-8. 2006..Patients without nerve fiber swellings did not have changes in nerve fiber density between biopsies. Patients with large nerve fiber swellings were most likely to present clinically with paresthesias (p < 0.05)...
- Balance disorders in the elderlyD L Sturnieks
Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
Neurophysiol Clin 38:467-78. 2008..Consequently, understanding age-related changes in the physiological systems imperative to balance is of utmost importance to prevent falls in older people and reduce the injury-related burden on individuals and society...
- Risk factors for falling in home-dwelling older women with stroke: the Women's Health and Aging StudyS E Lamb
Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Health, School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University Warwick West Midlands Primary Care Network, Coventry, UK
Stroke 34:494-501. 2003..The aim of this study was to estimate the risk of falling associated with commonly accepted and stroke-specific factors in a home-dwelling stroke population...
- Oxaliplatin-related neurotoxicity: how and why?Lara Maria Pasetto
Medical Oncology Division, Azienda Ospedale Universita, Via Gattamelata 64, Padova, Italy
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 59:159-68. 2006..The aim of this review is to analyse the mechanism underlying induction of neurotoxicity and the possible treatments to prevent and to treat it...
- A meta-regression of the long-term effects of deep brain stimulation on balance and gait in PDR J St George
Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, 505 NW 185 Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA
Neurology 75:1292-9. 2010..This prompted us to conduct the first meta-regression of long-term studies of bilateral DBS in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) and globus pallidus interna (GPi)...
- Postural control deficits in people with fibromyalgia: a pilot studyKim D Jones
Fibromyalgia Research Unit, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97229, USA
Arthritis Res Ther 13:R127. 2011..Last, we evaluated self-reported of falls over the past six months...
- Leucovorin and fluorouracil with or without oxaliplatin as first-line treatment in advanced colorectal cancerA de Gramont
Service de médecine interne oncologie, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris, France
J Clin Oncol 18:2938-47. 2000..This phase III study investigated the effect of combining oxaliplatin with LV5FU2, with progression-free survival as the primary end point...
- The Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) to differentiate balance deficitsFay B Horak
Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, West Campus, Building 1, 505 NW 185th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97006 3499, USA
Phys Ther 89:484-98. 2009..By identifying the disordered systems underlying balance control, therapists can direct specific types of intervention for different types of balance problems...
- Rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits in balance impairment of patients with stroke hemiparesis: a before/after pilot studyNicola Smania
Rehabilitation Unit, G B Rossi University Hospital, Via L A Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
Neurol Sci 29:313-9. 2008..These findings indicate that rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits can improve balance in patients with stroke hemiparesis...
- A block to pre-prepared movement in gait freezing, relieved by pedunculopontine nucleus stimulationWesley Thevathasan
Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, UK
Brain 134:2085-95. 2011..These findings suggest a relative block to triggered, pre-prepared movement in gait freezing and postural instability, relieved by pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation...
- Sensory processing issues associated with Asperger syndrome: a preliminary investigationWinnie Dunn
Department of Occupational Therapy Education, University of Kansas, 3033 Robinson, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7602, USA
Am J Occup Ther 56:97-102. 2002..The purpose of this study was to identify the sensory processing patterns of children with Asperger syndrome...
- Development of a multidimensional balance scale for use with functionally independent older adultsDebra J Rose
Center for Successful Aging, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1478-85. 2006..To develop and evaluate the validity and reliability of a multidimensional balance scale-the Fullerton Advanced Balance (FAB) scale-suitable for use with functionally independent older adults...
- The association between laryngopharyngeal sensory deficits, pharyngeal motor function, and the prevalence of aspiration with thin liquidsMichael Setzen
North Shore Otolaryngology Associates, Manhasset, NY, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:99-102. 2003..The study goal was to evaluate the association among laryngopharyngeal sensory deficits, pharyngeal motor function, and the prevalence of aspiration with thin liquids...
- Impairment of stance control in children with sensory modulation disorderChia Ting Su
Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Am J Occup Ther 64:443-52. 2010..To compare stance control between children with sensory modulation disorder (SMD) and typically developing children in various visual and somatosensory conditions...
- Use of a Delphi panel to establish consensus for recommended uses of selected balance assessment approachesPatricia Q McGinnis
Department of Physical Therapy, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240, USA
Physiother Theory Pract 26:358-73. 2010..The outcomes of the Delphi process form a basis for recommended practice in the examination of patients with balance deficits and serve as a starting point in the development of evidence-based practice guidelines...
- The role of limb movements in maintaining upright stance: the "change-in-support" strategyB E Maki
Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phys Ther 77:488-507. 1997....
- Test-retest and interobserver reliability of quantitative sensory testing according to the protocol of the German Research Network on Neuropathic Pain (DFNS): a multi-centre studyChristian Geber
Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitätsmedizin der Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany
Pain 152:548-56. 2011....
- Sensory and attention abnormalities in autistic spectrum disordersMiriam Liss
Department of Psychology, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA
Autism 10:155-72. 2006..This pattern was striking in 10 percent. The neurological basis of overreactivity and overfocusing is discussed in relation to the overarousal hypothesis. Attention is drawn to its considerable prevalence in the ASD population...
- Annotation: what do we know about sensory dysfunction in autism? A critical review of the empirical evidenceSally J Rogers
M I N D Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California Davis, CA 95817, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1255-68. 2005..There is a widespread belief that sensory symptoms characterize autism and differentiate it from other disorders. This paper examines the empirical evidence for this assumption...
- Postural perturbations: new insights for treatment of balance disordersF B Horak
RS Dow Neurological Sciences Institute, Portland, OR 97209 1595, USA
Phys Ther 77:517-33. 1997..More research is needed to determine the extent to which quantification of automatic postural responses has practical implications for predicting falls in patients with constraints in their postural control system...
- 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...
- Quantitative sensory testing: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of NeurologyM E Shy
Department of Neurology and Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
Neurology 60:898-904. 2003..This assessment evaluates the clinical utility, efficacy, and safety of quantitative sensory testing (QST)...
- Static postural sway, proprioception, and maximal voluntary quadriceps contraction in patients with knee osteoarthritis and normal control subjectsB S Hassan
Academic Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB, UK
Ann Rheum Dis 60:612-8. 2001..Pain and muscle strength may particularly influence postural sway. The interaction between physiological, structural, and functional abnormalities in knee OA deserves further study...
- Factors that influence the clinical decision making of physical therapists in choosing a balance assessment approachPatricia Q McGinnis
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, PO Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240, USA
Phys Ther 89:233-47. 2009..Many methods for examining patients with balance deficits are supported by the literature. How or why therapists choose specific balance assessment methods during examination of patients remains unclear...
- Posture and balance responses to a sensory challenge are related to anxiety in miceEve M Lepicard
CNRS UMR 7593 Vulnérabilité, Adaptation et Psychopathologie, CHU Pitie Salpetriere, 91, Bd de l Hopital, 75013 Paris, France
Psychiatry Res 118:273-84. 2003..We demonstrated that balance and postural strategies developed in response to a multisensory challenge vary as a function of the level of anxiety in mice...
- Clinical assessment of balance: normative data, and gender and age effectsLuc Vereeck
Hoger Instituut voor Kinesitherapie and Ergotherapie, Department of Health Care Sciences, University College of Antwerp, Belgium
Int J Audiol 47:67-75. 2008..Women performed significantly poorer on the TUG and TR-EC (30-second time limit)...
- Hyperexcitable polymodal and insensitive nociceptors in painful human neuropathyJOSE L OCHOA
Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
Muscle Nerve 32:459-72. 2005..This similarity, and the striking heat dependence of the spontaneous pain, suggest that a common feature may be altered expression or modulation of vanilloid 1 receptor, provoking abnormal nociceptor discharges...
- Nonmotor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease: frequent and disablingTatiana Witjas
Department of Neurology, CHU Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
Neurology 59:408-13. 2002..To assess the frequency and disability caused by nonmotor fluctuations (NMF) in PD...
- Children show decreased dynamic balance after mild traumatic brain injuryIsabelle Gagnon
Ecole de readaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:444-52. 2004..To compare the balance skills of children after mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) with that of noninjured children matched for age, sex, and premorbid level of physical activity...
- Pilot study of the Sensory Over-Responsivity Scales: assessment and inventorySarah A Schoen
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver, Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
Am J Occup Ther 62:393-406. 2008..05). The preliminary psychometric integrity of the scales, along with continued research efforts, is an important contribution to evidence-based practice...
- Sensory Experiences Questionnaire: discriminating sensory features in young children with autism, developmental delays, and typical developmentGrace T Baranek
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7120, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:591-601. 2006....
- Changes in hospitality workers' exposure to secondhand smoke following the implementation of New York's smoke-free lawM C Farrelly
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Tob Control 14:236-41. 2005..To assess the impact on hospitality workers' exposure to secondhand smoke of New York's smoke-free law that prohibits smoking in all places of employment, including restaurants, bars, and bowling facilities...
- Neuronal involvement in cisplatin neuropathy: prospective clinical and neurophysiological studiesA Krarup-Hansen
Department of Oncology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Brain 130:1076-88. 2007..The results of these studies are consistent with degeneration of large sensory neurons whereas there was no evidence of distal axonal degeneration even at the lowest toxic doses of cisplatin...
- Cisplatin-induced DNA-platination in experimental dorsal root ganglia neuronopathyC Meijer
Department of Medical Oncology, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
Neurotoxicology 20:883-7. 1999..This finding further supports the hypothesis that CDDP is neurotoxic because it directly damages the DRG neurons...
- Medio-lateral motion of the center of mass during obstacle crossing distinguishes elderly individuals with imbalanceLi Shan Chou
Department of Exercise and Movement Science, Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
Gait Posture 18:125-33. 2003....
- Sensory-modulation disruption, electrodermal responses, and functional behaviorsD N McIntosh
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO 80208, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 41:608-15. 1999..Children with clinically identified SMD respond physiologically differently to sensory stimuli than typically developing children; these differences have ramifications for functional behavior...
- Vibration sense in the upper limb in patients with repetitive strain injury and a group of at-risk office workersJ Greening
Physiology Department, University College London, England
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:29-34. 1998....
- The influence of footwear on timed balance scores of the modified clinical test of sensory interaction and balanceSusan L Whitney
Department of Physical Therapy, Univesity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:439-43. 2004....
- Intraoral sensation before and after radiotherapy and surgery for oral and pharyngeal cancerIngrid Bodin
Department of Odontology Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
Head Neck 26:923-9. 2004..The objective of this study was to investigate possible sensory alterations...
- Characteristics of patients with sensory neuropathy diagnosed with abnormal small nerve fibres on skin biopsyE A de Sousa
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:983-5. 2006..Sensory neuropathy remained undetermined in 50% of the patients...
- Ross syndrome: a rare or a misknown disorder of thermoregulation? A skin innervation study on 12 subjectsMaria Nolano
Neurology Department, S Maugeri Foundation, I R C C S Centre of Telese, Terme, BN, Italy
Brain 129:2119-31. 2006....
- Laryngeal sensitivity evaluation and dysphagia: Hospital Sírio-Libanês experienceOrlando Parise Junior
Hospital Sirio Libanes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo Med J 122:200-3. 2004..Laryngeal sensitivity is important in the coordination of swallowing coordination and avoidance of aspiration...
- Ataxic vs painful form of paraneoplastic neuropathyY Oki
Department of Neurology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Neurology 69:564-72. 2007..To characterize the clinicopathologic features of ataxic and painful forms of paraneoplastic neuropathy...
- Diagnostic role of deep tendon reflex latency measurement in small-fiber neuropathyKhema R Sharma
Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
J Peripher Nerv Syst 12:223-31. 2007..DTR latency measurement is a reproducible, valuable, sensitive tool in the evaluation of mild subclinical involvement of large fibers...
- Subclinical cerebellar anterior lobe, vestibulocerebellar and spinocerebellar afferent effects in young female lead workers in China: computerized posturography with sway frequency analysis and brainstem auditory evoked potentialsKazuhito Yokoyama
Department of Public Health and Occupational Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Ind Health 40:245-53. 2002..It appears that a computerized static posturography with sway frequency analysis is useful technique for assessment of subclinical lead neurotoxicity...
- The wide spectrum of clinical manifestations in Sjögren's syndrome-associated neuropathyKeiko Mori
Department of Neurology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Brain 128:2518-34. 2005....
- Treatment of sensory defensiveness in adultsBeth Pfeiffer
Pediatric Therapy Associates of the LeHigh Valley, Allentown, PA, USA
Occup Ther Int 10:175-84. 2003..There is a need for further research using experimental methodology with a control group to explore the effectiveness of a sensory treatment protocol on sensory defensiveness and anxiety...
- An assessment of gait and balance deficits after traumatic brain injuryJeffrey R Basford
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:343-9. 2003..To assess the sensations of instability that many patients report after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
- Plantar nerve AP and skin biopsy in sensory neuropathies with normal routine conduction studiesD N Herrmann
Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, NY, USA
Neurology 63:879-85. 2004..To assess the medial plantar nerve action potential (NAP) and skin biopsy in the evaluation of suspected distal sensory neuropathies (SN) with normal routine nerve conduction studies (NCS)...
- Diagnostic validity of sensory over-responsivity: a review of the literature and case reportsStacey Reynolds
Department of Occupational Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 38:516-29. 2008..Within this small group, tactile over-responsivity was the most common and pervasive form of this condition...
- The clinical profile of nonmotor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease patientsDilek Ince Gunal
Department of Neurology, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Can J Neurol Sci 29:61-4. 2002..These fluctuations are generally grouped as sensory, autonomic and psychiatric. The clinical spectrum and frequency of these fluctuating symptoms are not well-described...
- Positional nystagmus of central originFrederick E Cobb
Bay Pines VA Health Care System, Florida 33744, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 17:85-92. 2006..The case illustrates the importance of following diagnostic protocol, of repeated measures, and of using both a visual fixation and a nonfixation condition for select electronystagmographic subtests...
- A new translational platform for evaluating aging or pathology-related postural disordersVenera Ghulyan
Yerevan State University, Department of Physiology, Armenia
Acta Otolaryngol 125:607-17. 2005..These tools should be used on a wider scale in the near future for both routine tests and rehabilitation purposes, including the prevention of falls in elderly people...
- Identification of healthy elderly fallers and non-fallers by gait analysis under dual-task conditionsC Toulotte
Laboratoire d Etudes de la Motricite Humaine, Faculte des Sciences du Sport et de l Education Physique, Lille, France
Clin Rehabil 20:269-76. 2006..We compared falling and non-falling healthy elderly subjects to identify balance disorders associated with falling. Gait parameters were determined when carrying out single and dual tasks...
- Effect of pain reduction on postural sway, proprioception, and quadriceps strength in subjects with knee osteoarthritisB S Hassan
Academic Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB, UK
Ann Rheum Dis 61:422-8. 2002..To investigate whether alleviation of knee pain influences quadriceps function, proprioceptive acuity, and postural stability in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
- Posture control in Pusher syndrome: influence of lateral semicircular canalsTaiza Elaine Grespan dos Santos Pontelli
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 71:448-52. 2005..The role of vestibular system on the pushing behavior is not clear...
- Force platform measurements as predictors of falls among older people - a reviewMaarit Piirtola
Department of Family Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Gerontology 52:1-16. 2006..Objective data on these matters are thus urgently needed. The force platform technique has widely been used as a tool to assess balance. However, the ability of force platform measures to predict falls remains unknown...
- Muscle weakness and imbalance in older dizzy patientsSang I Lin
Department of Physical Therapy, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Aging Clin Exp Res 17:168-73. 2005..Dizziness is common in older adults, and may be associated with limitations in physical performance. The purpose of this study was to investigate if leg muscle weakness and imbalance exist in older dizzy patients...
- [Dysequilibrium in idiopathic Parkinson disease. The effect of cerebrovascular comorbidity]G Ebersbach
Fachkrankenhaus für Bewegungsstörungen Parkinson, Paracelsusring 6a, 14547 Beelitz Heilstätten
Nervenarzt 73:162-5. 2002..The present results suggest that cerebrovascular comorbidity enhances dysequilibrium in IPD. Pathological sway in IPD can indicate comorbidity and may have implications for further diagnostics...
- Trunk repositioning errors are increased in balance-impaired older adultsAllon Goldberg
Institute of Gerontology, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48201, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1310-4. 2005..To investigate the relationship between trunk control and balance in older adults, we measured trunk repositioning accuracy in young and balance-impaired and unimpaired older adults...
- Persistent motor deficit following infusion of autologous blood into the periventricular region of neonatal ratsJanani Balasubramaniam
Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, D212 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 0W3
Exp Neurol 197:122-32. 2006..We conclude that autologous blood infusion into the brain of neonatal rats successfully models some aspects of periventricular hemorrhage that occurs after premature birth in humans...
- Compensatory stepping in response to waist pulls in balance-impaired and unimpaired womenBrian W Schulz
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics Research Laboratory, MI, USA
Gait Posture 22:198-209. 2005..Controlling torso inclination before step liftoff and linear momentum after step landing are critical components of successful compensatory stepping...
- [Role of the visual afferent stream in recovery of the postural control in different periods after craniocerebral injury]L A Zhavoronkova
Fiziol Cheloveka 31:5-13. 2005
- Evaluation of a specific balance and coordination programme for individuals with a traumatic brain injuryMylène Claude Dault
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 8M5 Canada
Brain Inj 16:231-44. 2002..Overall, the combination workout with Step and Slide is more effective in reducing balance and coordination deficits when compared to muscular based training...
- Brain regions and genes affecting postural controlR Lalonde
Universite de Rouen, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, INSERM U614, IFRMP, 76183 Rouen Cedex
Prog Neurobiol 81:45-60. 2007..In addition, transgenic mouse models of the synucleinopathies and of Huntington's disease cause deficiencies of motor coordination resembling those of patients with basal ganglia damage...
- Assessment of sensorimotor and cognitive deficits induced by a moderate traumatic injury in the right parietal cortex of the ratO Piot-Grosjean
Aventis Pharma, Neurodegeneration Disease Group, CRVA, 13 quai Jules Guesde, Vitry-sur-Seine Cedex, 94403, France
Neurobiol Dis 8:1082-93. 2001..These tests are proposed for evaluating the ability of new pharmacological agents to improve the functional recovery after a TBI in rats...
- Evaluation of factors associated with chronic low back pain in hemodialysis patientsTatiana Cristofolini
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Nephron Clin Pract 108:c249-55. 2008..Low back pain is a common and disabling symptom that has not been properly studied in hemodialysis patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate factors associated with chronic low back pain in these patients...
- Strength, balance, and the modifying effects of obesity and knee pain: results from the Observational Arthritis Study in Seniors (oasis)K Jadelis
J.B. Snow Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 49:884-91. 2001..For stronger knees, however, pain does not appear to be related to balance...
- Ephrin-B3 is the midline barrier that prevents corticospinal tract axons from recrossing, allowing for unilateral motor controlK Kullander
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, D 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
Genes Dev 15:877-88. 2001....
- Assessment of postural instability in patients with Parkinson's diseaseJ W Błaszczyk
Faculty of Physiotherapy, Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
Exp Brain Res 183:107-14. 2007..Both groups of postural sway abnormalities identified here may be used as accessible and reliable measures which allow for quantitative assessment of postural instability in Parkinson's disease...
- Comparing performance of manual wheelchair skills using new and conventional rear anti-tip devices: randomized controlled trialR Lee Kirby
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:480-5. 2008....
- Sensorimotor and cognitive deficits after transient middle cerebral artery occlusion in the mouseValentine Bouet
UMR 6185 CNRS, Neurodegenerescence models and therapeutic strategies, University of Caen Basse Normandie, Cyceron, Bd H Becquerel BP 5229, F 14074 Caen cedex, France
Exp Neurol 203:555-67. 2007....
- Postural control in a simulated saturation dive to 240 mswF K Goplen
Dept of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital N 5021 Bergen, Norway
Undersea Hyperb Med 34:123-30. 2007..There is evidence that increased ambient pressure causes an increase in postural sway. This article documents postural sway at pressures not previously studied and discusses possible mechanisms...
- On use of a nominal internal model to detect a loss of balance in a maximal forward reachAlaa A Ahmed
Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 3216 G G Brown, 2350 Hayward St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2125, USA
J Neurophysiol 97:2439-47. 2007..000). The results support the hypothesis that a loss of balance may be identified via the use of a nominal forward internal model and probabilistic error monitoring...
- Study on the usefulness of precise and simple dynamic balance tests for the evaluation of recovery from intravenous sedation with midazolam and propofolT Fujisawa
Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Anesthesiology, Sapporo, Japan
Eur J Anaesthesiol 24:425-30. 2007..The purpose of this study was to compare the recovery of dynamic balance after intravenous sedation with propofol or midazolam, and to investigate the usefulness of simple dynamic balance tests in evaluating the recovery...
- The influence of a concurrent cognitive task on the compensatory stepping response to a perturbation in balance-impaired and healthy eldersS G Brauer
Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD 4072, St Lucia, Australia
Gait Posture 15:83-93. 2002..Few differences in step characteristics were found between tasks, with the most notable being a delayed latency and reduced magnitude of the early automatic postural response in healthy and balance-impaired elders with a concurrent task...
- [Psychomotor disadaptation syndrome]P Manckoundia
Service de médecine interne gériatrique, hôpital de Champmaillot, CHU, BP 87909, 2, rue Jules Violle, 21079 Dijon Cedex, France
Rev Med Interne 28:79-85. 2007..This syndrome was first described by Pr Gaudet's team in 1986 and named "psychomotor regression syndrome". This name has been recently changed into "psychomotor disadaptation syndrome"...
- Vertigo and imbalance caused by a small lesion in the anterior insulaE S Papathanasiou
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, 6 International Airport Avenue, P O Box 23462, Nicosia 1683, Cyprus
Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 46:185-92. 2006..In addition, its effects on the nystagmogram suggest that this area may be part of the pathway that controls smooth pursuit...
- Changes in postural sway and its fractions in conditions of postural instabilityLuis Mochizuki
Biodynamics of Human Body Movement Department, School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Appl Biomech 22:51-60. 2006..During standing on boards with reduced support area, increased sway may by itself lead to loss of balance. The findings also corroborate the hypothesis of Duarte and Zatsiorsky that Rm and Tr reveal different postural control mechanisms...
- Age-related differences in the effect of a perceived threat to stability on postural controlYocheved Laufer
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, 910 Eshcol Building, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:500-4. 2006..The objective of this study was to compare the postural control strategy adopted by young and old adults when faced with postural threat induced by manipulating surface height...
- The role of vestibular and somatosensory systems in intersegmental control of upright stanceRob Creath
Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
J Vestib Res 18:39-49. 2008..The results suggest that vestibulospinal control acts primarily to stabilize the trunk in space and to facilitate intersegmental dynamics...
- Acute effects of a single bout of resistance exercise on postural control in elderly personsJustin B Moore
University of Louisville, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Percept Mot Skills 100:725-33. 2005..Since resistance training has an acute negative effect on postural control, it is advised to assist elderly clients carefully and immediately after resistance training...
- A postural adaptation test for stroke patientsD Kairy
Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital Research Centre, Laval, Quebec, Canada
Disabil Rehabil 25:127-35. 2003..To explore the interrater reliability of the Advanced Mobility and Balance Scale (AMBS) and to determine its discriminative capacity in stroke patients...
- A new postural balance control system for rehabilitation training based on virtual cyclingChul Gyu Song
School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju 561 756, Korea
IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 8:200-7. 2004..It was concluded that the system was effective as a training device and, in addition, the technology might have a wider applicability to the rehabilitation field...
- Relationship between loss of pedal sensibility, balance, and falls in patients with peripheral neuropathyIvica Ducic
Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ann Plast Surg 52:535-40. 2004..These measurements can now be used prospectively to evaluate whether restoration of sensation to patients with neuropathy, through peripheral nerve decompression, can improve balance and reduce falls/fractures in this patient population...
- Renal carcinoma metastasis: an unusual cerebellopontine angle tumorA Panarese
Departments of Otoneurology Base of Skull Surgery, Saint Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:245-7. 2002
- Psychomotor disadaptation syndrome. A new clinical entity in geriatric patientsFrance Mourey
Centre Hospitalier Regional et Universite de Dijon, France
Geriatrics 59:20-4. 2004..In addition to medical and neurological evaluations, a specific rehabilitation program is one of the most important aspects of the management of patients showing PDS...
- Movement termination and stability in standingYi Chung Pai
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1919 W Taylor St, 4th Floor, M C 898, Chicago, IL 60612 7251, USA
Exerc Sport Sci Rev 31:19-25. 2003..Limitations of this dynamic conceptual framework and its applications in physical rehabilitation are explored...
- The prevalence, predictors, and consequences of peripheral sensory neuropathy in older patientsJames W Mold
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 17:309-18. 2004..The prevalence, predictors, and consequences of peripheral neuropathy in the elderly have not been well defined...
- Evaluation of postural stability after low-dose droperidol in outpatients undergoing gynaecological dilatation and curettage procedureD Song
Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street EC2 046, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
Br J Anaesth 88:819-23. 2002..This clinical study evaluated patient postural stability using a computerized force platform after an i.v. dose of droperidol 0.625 mg in outpatients undergoing gynaecological dilatation and curettage procedures...
- Understanding and treating "pusher syndrome"Hans Otto Karnath
Department of Cognitive Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
Phys Ther 83:1119-25. 2003....
- Effect of chronic bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation on postural control in Parkinson's diseaseC Maurer
Department of Clinical Neurology and Neurophysiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Brain 126:1146-63. 2003..Overall, the effects of STN stimulation on posture control essentially paralleled those of L-dopa during both unperturbed and externally perturbed stance...
- Quantitative assessment of the stops walking while talking test in the elderlyEsther W de Hoon
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:838-42. 2003....
- Influence of regular proprioceptive and bioenergetic physical activities on balance control in elderly womenGerome C Gauchard
National Institute for Health and Medical Research INSERM, Faculte de Medecine, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M846-50. 2003..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of two types of exercise on the visual afferent and on the different parameters of static balance regulation...
- Trunk sway measures of postural stability during clinical balance tests in patients with chronic whiplash injury symptomsHenrik Sjöström
Department of ORL, Universtity Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1725-34. 2003..Trunk sway occurring during clinical stance and gait tasks was compared between a group of subjects with a chronic whiplash injury, resulting from an automobile collision, and a normal collective...
- A clinical model for the assessment of posture and balance in people with strokeS F Tyson
Centre for Research in Rehabilitation, Department of Health and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK
Disabil Rehabil 25:120-6. 2003..This study describes the development of a clinical model to address a key aspect of stroke physiotherapy--the assessment of posture and balance...
- Relationship between strength, balance, and swallowing deficits and outcome after traumatic brain injury: a multicenter analysisThao T Duong
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA 95128, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1291-7. 2004..To examine the relation among strength, balance, and swallowing deficits, as measured on rehabilitation admission, and functional outcome at discharge and 1 year after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
- Preoperative computerized dynamic posturography as a prognostic indicator of balance function in patients with acoustic neuromaEric Bergson
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Ear Nose Throat J 84:154-6. 2005..We conclude that although CDP has proven to be useful in many aspects of balance evaluation, it did not appear to be a valuable predictor of subjective postoperative balance function in these patients...
- Postural stability in primary open angle glaucomaNoor Shabana
Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 33:264-73. 2005....
- [Falls in peripheral neuropathy]Nobuyuki Oka
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Minami Kyoto National Hospital
Rinsho Shinkeigaku 45:207-10. 2005..We thought it necessary to add ataxic gait resulting from deep sensory loss to one of the fall risks...
- Can initial and additional compensatory steps be predicted in young, older, and balance-impaired older females in response to anterior and posterior waist pulls while standing?Brian W Schulz
Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J Biomech 39:1444-53. 2006..81% correct at tau(opt) of 0.77 and 0.34 s, respectively). We conclude that this step prediction method reasonably predicts initial and additional steps in the anterior and posterior direction by all three subject cohorts...
- VIRTUAL REALITY IN BALANCE DISORDERSSusan Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007..The data derived from the above three goals will help direct a randomized clinical trial that will assist in determining if virtual reality is an effective method of intervention with persons with vestibular dysfunction. ..
- Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic SurgeryCeib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
- Mechanism of Opiate Induced Audiovestibular DysfunctionGail Ishiyama; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- ROLE OF WALKING STABILITY IN FALLS AMONG THE ELDERLYYi Chung Pai; Fiscal Year: 2007..Aim 3: We will determine whether older adults decrease their fall incidence after repeated exposure to slips by improving gait stability and/or by enhancing their reactive responses. ..
- Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Motor Timing BehaviorRoger Simmons; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- NORMAL AGING OF BRAIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONEDITH VIONI SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Initiate longitudinal 4-year follow-up data collection to test hypotheses regarding selective accelerated deterioration of frontally-based brain systems in normal aging. ..
- EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE ON THE AGING BRAINGeorge Fein; Fiscal Year: 2004..g., brain "functional reserve," presence of the APOE-epsilon4 allele) that may modulate the effects of chronic alcohol abuse/dependence and age on brain structure and function. ..
- HYPOGLYCEMIA AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTIONRoy Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, the broad long term objectives of the proposal are to fully understand the mechanisms and consequences of hypoglycemia associated autonomic failure with the ultimate goal of finding an efficacious treatment. ..
- HIV Neuroprotection WorkshopJoseph Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004..The proposed conference is the first of its kind to highlight neuroprotection in HIV CNS and PNS disorders. By coupling this meeting with the International Symposium on Neurovirology this synergy can be exploited. ..
- Motion Sensor Array for Vestibular-deficient IndividualsConrad Wall; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Cortical Excitability in Cocaine-Dependent SubjectsNashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2006..A normal control group will be included. The TMS measured motor threshold and length of the TMS induced silent periods will be compared between the three groups. ..
- Tracking Fatigue-Related Changes in Motor CoordinationJONATHAN DINGWELL; Fiscal Year: 2006..We hope these efforts will one day help reduce the tremendous monetary and personal costs associated with these injuries [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase in diabetic nephropathyIRINA OBROSOVA; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Age-related changes in proprioceptive acuitySusan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Sensory Gating Mediated by AttentionPatricia Davies; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improved measures of sensory gating may lead to productive and cost efficient studies assessing treatment effectiveness. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ENGAGEMENT OF PERSONS WITH DEMENTIAJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2006..In that way, it presents an exciting prospect for improving the quality of life in demented persons, thereby reducing their caregivers' burden. ..
- DEVELOPMENTAL MODELS OF GATING DEFICITS IN SCHIZOPHRENIAMark A Geyer; Fiscal Year: 2010..Hence, Aim 3 studies will test the hypothesized differential roles of specific CRF receptors in mediating isolation rearing-induced deficits in PPI in mice, using CRF-R1 and CRF-R2 null mutant mice. ..
- TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOMEJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
- Adolescent Outcomes of <1000 gram Birth Weight ChildrenMaureen Hack; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our data will also provide important information needed for the planning and provision of services for ELBW children who survive neonatal intensive care. ..
- PRIMARY C NOCICEPTORS AND C SYMPATHETICS IN CRPSJOSE OCHOA; Fiscal Year: 2009..Results of this project will prove, or question, pertinent hypothetical mechanisms of neuropathic pains and will facilitate mechanism-targeted therapy, while protecting CRPS patients from iatrogenic harm. ..
- NEW APPROACHES TO C NOCICEPTORS IN DIABETIC NEUROPATHYJOSE OCHOA; Fiscal Year: 2002..d) Finally, we will indirectly test central neurons of diabetics and volunteers with sensitized nociceptors for presence of secondary sensitization hypothetically maintained by the primary nociceptor source. ..
- RESEARCH TRACK RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAMGunvant Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Outcomes of Perinatal StrokeMeredith Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2008..During the last year of the study, she plans to apply for an R01 grant to set up a pilot clinical trial. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Influence of Head Position on Postural VerticalDiane Wrisley; Fiscal Year: 2003..In experiment 2 we will determine whether the lateral bias of verticality will be observed during ambulation with various head positions. ..
- In-Vivo Confocal Imaging of Meissner's Corpuscles as a Measure of HIV NeuropathyDavid Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2008..In-vivo RCM of MCs may prove to have wide application for early identification of sensory peripheral neuropathies, and to assess effectiveness of therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEURAL BASES OF MOTOR DYSFUNCTION AND REHABILITATIONRandolph Nudo; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Peroxynitrite decomposition catalyst:diabetic neuropathyIRINA OBROSOVA; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Treatment of Motor Function and Balance- A New ToolLars Oddsson; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- FAMILIAL SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM PERSONALITY DISORDERSGunvant Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2007..Clinical information, electrophysiological and cognitive measures will be collected and compared among the groups using standard family case control analytic procedures. ..
- Electrophysiology: Integrating Modalities and DisciplineNashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2008..Both career awards and travel grants will be offered for young investigators to attend the conference. This is again designed to facilitate the interaction between established and new investigators. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Motion Perception in SchizophreniaGunvant Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed project is a collaborative effort--involving clinical scientists studying schizophrenia pathophysiology and basic scientists studying motion perception and eye movements. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cortical Excitability in Cocaine-Dependent SubjectsNashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2009..An additional exploratory aim is to probe the personality correlates of TMS-based cortical excitability changes in cocaine-dependent subjects. ..
- Posture Assisted Locomotion Training in Persons with Parkinson's DiseaseMark Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SENSORIMOTOR INTEGRATION IN HUMAN POSTURAL CONTROLRobert Peterka; Fiscal Year: 2009..A better understanding of these active regulatory processes may lead to new rehabilitative methods and new clinical balance-function tests. ..
- Dissociation of motor deficits in learning tasksRebecca Spencer; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- EARLY DETERMINATION OF STROKE SUBTYPE: CT ANGIOGRAPHYScott Kasner; Fiscal Year: 2003..This approach will, for the first time, formally evaluate CTA as a tool for early stroke diagnosis and selection of patients with specific stroke mechanisms for specific mechanism-directed stroke therapies. ..
- Genetic Architecture of Aging Skeletal MuscleStephen Roth; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- ADENOIDECTOMY FOR OTITIS MEDIA IN 2/3 YEAR OLD CHILDRENMargaretha Casselbrant; Fiscal Year: 2001..30 in percentage of time with middle ear effusion. The outcome of this trial should resolve the question of efficacy of adenoidectomy for otitis media with effusion in this age group. ..
- Reliability of Cognitive ERPs in Children and AdultsPatricia Davies; Fiscal Year: 2006..This information will be helpful, especially when clinical populations (e.g., attention deficit disorders and learning disabilities) are included in developmental ERP studies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Dynamic assessment of cognition in schizophreniaCatana Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- fMRI of Cholinergic Dysfunction in SchizophreniaJason Tregellas; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Intracranial Mapping of Sensory Gating in HumansNashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2006..These data will shed more light on this crucial function and will help further our understanding of the mechanisms that lead to the development of psychotic disorders. ..
- Genetic Epidemiology of Otitis MediaMargaretha Casselbrant; Fiscal Year: 2006..This may enable us to better understand the pathophysiology of OM and thus develop better methods for its prevention and treatment. ..
- FOREBRAIN MECHANISMS IN CHRONIC NON-NEUROPATHIC PAINKenneth Casey; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Structure and Function: Diabetic Small Fiber NeuropathyChristopher Gibbons; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed studies will elucidate these structure-function relationships in patients with diabetic SFN. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Bipolar & Schizophrenia Consortium for Parsing Intermediate PhenotypesGunvant K Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Proteomics of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Chronic Fatigue SyndromeJames Baraniuk; Fiscal Year: 2009..These methods and biomarkers may be of diagnostic value. They will be useful for assessing longitudinal changes in disease severity, phenotype, or the effects of treatment. ..
- VESTIBULAR SOMATOSENSORY INTERACTIONS FOR HUMAN POSTUREFay Horak; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- SUBTLE DISTURBANCES OF COBALAMIN STATUSRalph Carmel; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Adaptation of Spatial Orientation in Locomotion and PostureFAY BAHLING HORAK; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Sensory Gating in Schizophrenia: Multiple MeasuresJulie Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Developing a Score of Communicative ParticipationKathryn Yorkston; Fiscal Year: 2006..Finally, the PIs will generate a long-term research plan to continue the validation process. This plan will serve as a proposal for a research project grant (R01) funding by NIH. ..
- Defibrotide for the treatment of severe hepatic veno-cc*Paul Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2007..Abstract Not Provided ..
- NEW METHOD TO IDENTIFY UNILATERAL VESTIBULAR DYSFUNCTIONRobert Peterka; Fiscal Year: 2002..Experimental results from subjects with different levels of partial unilateral vestibular loss will determine the effectiveness and reliability of the proposed new rotation test. ..
- Identifying molecular path of behavioural phenotype in schizophreniaL Hong; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The cognitive neuroscience of body knowledgeH Coslett; Fiscal Year: 2007..Understanding the cerebral basis of motor control and the body schema is likely to contribute substantially to the development of interventions that target these representations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CHRONIC COCAINE ABUSE EFFECTS ON P50 AND P3A ERPSGeorge Fein; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally, samples of active cocaine abusers will be studied. ..
- Genetic Epidemiology of Aging Skeletal MuscleStephen Roth; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Liability Markers for Deficit Schizophrenia?L Hong; Fiscal Year: 2004..We plan to use the preliminary data collected from this grant support to guide our full-scale search for phenotypic markers specifically associated with the liability for deficit schizophrenia and subsequent molecular genetic studies. ..
- JCV Virus Expression in Oropharynx and HIVJoseph Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004..This line of investigation would add credence to an oropharyngeal mechanism of JCV transmission and may ultimately lead to the clinical identification of an acute illness attributable to this pathogen. ..
- PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL POSTURAL DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLYFay Horak; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Acupuncture for treatment of acute spinal cord injuryAmitabh Jha; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SPATIAL INFLUENCES ON LANGUAGE FUNCTIONH Coslett; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Speech Production in Children with Cochlear ImplantsSneha Bharadwaj; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..