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Late onset polio sequelae: disabilities and handicaps in a population-based cohort of the 1956 poliomyelitis outbreak in The Netherlands.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of new neuromuscular symptoms, disabilities, and handicaps in a group of polio survivors. DESIGN A self-constructed health questionnaire about neuromuscularExpand
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Macro EMG follow-up study in post-poliomyelitis patients
We investigated the muscle strength and motor unit (MU) territory of five patients with postpolio syndrome (PPS), six stable patients with prior poliomyelitis, and five healthy volunteers. The MUExpand
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Chlamydia pneumoniae in Atherosclerotic Middle Cerebral Artery
Background and Purpose— Atherosclerotic middle cerebral arteries are frequent sites of thrombosis, leading to stroke. Previous studies have suggested a role for Chlamydia pneumoniae in theExpand
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Muscle strength in postpolio patients: A prospective follow‐up study
Forty‐three former polio patients now complaining of new progressive muscle weakness (symptomatic patients) plus 13 former polio patients without new neuromuscular complaints were included in theExpand
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Sleep complaints in postpolio syndrome.
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the prevalence of sleep-related and sleep-disordered-breathing (SDB)-related complaints in a group of postpolio patients compared with healthy controls. DESIGN AExpand
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Perceived health in a population based sample of victims of the 1956 polio epidemic in the Netherlands
Objective: To investigate perceived health and its relation to residual paresis from polio, late onset neuromuscular symptoms following poliomyelitis (LSP), and sex, in a population based sample ofExpand
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Computed tomographic study of the skeletal musculature of the lower body in 45 postpolio patients
Muscle computed tomography (CT) and muscle strength assessment of the pelvic girdle and leg muscles were performed in 32 postpolio patients experiencing new muscle weakness, and in 13 postpolioExpand
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Dysphagia in postpolio patients: A videofluorographic follow-up study
In patients with a history of acute paralytic poliomyelitis (APP), late progressive muscle weakness may arise, known as the progressive postpoliomyelitis muscular atrophy (PPMA). In 43 patients withExpand
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[Post-polio syndrome; the limit of neuromuscular adaptation?].
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Postpolio syndrome: Clinical and epidemiological studies
Poliomyelitis anterior acuta (polio) is a viral disease with an asymptomatic or mild course in most of the affected patients. In a minority of the patients the virus invades the nervous system. WhenExpand
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