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Sound lateralisation in patients with left or right cerebral hemispheric lesions: relation with unilateral visuospatial neglect
OBJECTIVES To localise the brain lesion that causes disturbances of sound lateralisation and to examine the correlation between such deficit and unilateral visuospatial neglect. METHOD There were 29Expand
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Hygiene problems of residual limb and silicone liners in transtibial amputees wearing the total surface bearing socket.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether washing the residual limb and silicone liner reduces the associated skin problems in transtibial amputees who wear a total surface bearing (TSB) socket. DESIGN CaseExpand
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The association between stroke location and return to work after first stroke.
Although various factors, including age, race, job category, disability, and cortical function, have been associated with return to work (RTW) after stroke, few studies have examined the influence ofExpand
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Effects of anodal and cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation combined with robotic therapy on severely affected arms in chronic stroke patients.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of combined therapy using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) with robot-assisted arm training (AT) for impairment of theExpand
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The impact of subjective memory complaints on quality of life in community‐dwelling older adults
The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of memory complaints on quality of life (QOL) in elderly community dwellers with or without mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
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Disuse muscle atrophy of lower limbs in hemiplegic patients.
OBJECTIVE To clarify the histopathologic findings from lower limb muscles in hemiplegic patients and determine whether the findings are related to the severity of paralysis or daily physicalExpand
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Gait training in subacute non-ambulatory stroke patients using a full weight-bearing gait-assistance robot: A prospective, randomized, open, blinded-endpoint trial
BACKGROUND This study was a prospective, randomized, open, blinded-endpoint trial with the aim of examining whether gait training with a gait-assistance robot (GAR) improves gait disturbances inExpand
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Muscle strength of trunk flexion-extension in post-stroke hemiplegic patients.
This study was undertaken to determine muscle strength of trunk flexion-extension in hemiplegic patients after stroke compared with that of normal controls. The design consisted of a nonrandomizedExpand
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Total surface bearing below-knee prosthesis: advantages, disadvantages, and clinical implications.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the total surface bearing (TSB) prosthesis for below-knee amputee patients and to determine its clinical indications. DESIGN Case series. SETTING University hospital andExpand
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Upregulation of norepinephrine transporter function by prolonged exposure to nicotine in cultured bovine adrenal medullary cells
Nicotine acts on nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the adrenal medulla and brain, thereby stimulating the release of monoamines such as norepinephrine (NE). In the present study, we examined theExpand
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