Sökning: "Post-polio syndrome"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 avhandlingar innehållade orden Post-polio syndrome.

  1. 1. Post-polio syndrome : physiotherapeutic analysis and interventions

    Författare :Katarina Skough; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Post-polio syndrome;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis presents four studies focusing on outcomes of gait performance using gait analysis and/or the Six-minute-walk test (6MWT), in patients with post-polio syndrome (PPS). Further, resistance training in combination with Coenzyme Q10 (Q10) and intravenous immunoglobulin treatment (IvIg) in PPS patients was evaluated. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The post-polio syndrome : Studies of immunology and immunomodulatory intervention

    Författare :Henrik Gonzalez; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Post-polio syndrome; PPS; inflammation; cytokines; muscle strength; quality of life;

    Sammanfattning : Late effects in patients with prior poliomyelitis were first reported in the nineteenth century and have been referred to as the post-polio syndrome (PPS). PPS is characterized by new muscular deterioration, fatigue and pain after a stable period of at least 15 years. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Post-polio syndrome : analysis of inflammation and immune modulation

    Författare :Eva Melin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Poliomyelitis is a viral infection, which affects the anterior horn cells of the spinal cord leaving patients with different levels and distribution of muscle weakness and loss of, or decreased, function. This situation has previously been regarded as a stable condition. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Dynamic Changes in the Peripheral and the Central Nervous Systems in Patients with Prior Polio

    Författare :Arne Sandberg; Erik Stålberg; Jože Trontelj; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; polio; prior polio; weakness; Macro EMG; EMG; post polio syndrome; Neurovetenskap; Neurology; Neurologi;

    Sammanfattning : After the acute spell of poliomyelitis, patients commonly suffers from sequelae of weakness. Some of these patients experience new weakness after a time period of stable symptoms.The aim of this thesis was to evaluate the possible mechanisms for persistent weakness and development of new weakness in prior polio patients. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Adaptation and ability in daily occupations in people with poliomyelitis sequelae

    Författare :Anna-Lisa Thorén-Jönsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; activities of daily living; adaptation; assisitv devices; coping; occupational self; occupational therapy; post-polio syndrome; PPS; qualitative method; quantiative method;

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