Katarina Skough Vreede

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Intensive task specific training early after stroke may enhance beneficial neuroplasticity and functional recovery. Impaired gait after hemiparetic stroke remains a challenge that may be approached early after stroke by use of novel technology. The aim of the study was to investigate the safety and feasibility of the exoskeleton Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL)(More)
AIM Describe polio patients visiting a polio clinic in Sweden, a country where vaccination was introduced in 1957. DESIGN A consecutive cohort study. PATIENTS Prior polio patients. METHODS All patients (n = 865) visiting the polio clinic at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg Sweden, between 1994 and 2012 were included in this study. Data at(More)
OBJECTIVE Follow-up of the health of patients with prior polio over a 17-year period. DESIGN Follow-up study. PATIENTS Patients with prior polio. METHODS The study questionnaire was answered in 1995 by 270 patients. In 2012 the questionnaire was sent again to the surviving patients. RESULTS Of the patients who answered the questionnaire in 1995, 116(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate gait in patients with post-polio syndrome, using the 6-minute walk test (6MWT) combined with three-dimensional kinematic analysis. DESIGN Descriptive study. SUBJECTS Eighteen patients and 11 healthy controls. METHODS Kinematic data were obtained during a 6MWT by a Vicon motion capture system. Distance, heart rate, leg tiredness,(More)
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