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A total of 9 participants with right-hemisphere stroke performed a new virtual reality (VR) wheelchair navigation test of lateralized spatial attention and neglect. The test consists of a virtual path along which participants navigate (or are navigated) as they name virtual objects encountered. There are 4 VR conditions, obtained by crossing the factors(More)
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the inter-/intrarater reliability of the Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury version 2 scale and the repeatability of the time to walk 10 m in chronic subjects. DESIGN In this reliability study, 26 subjects from the United States and Italy with spinal cord injury/disorder were tested by two blinded raters on two separate days to(More)
The role of von Willebrand factor (vWF) in arterial neointimal formation that develops in arteries with altered shear stress was investigated using normal, heterozygous, and homozygous von Willebrand disease pigs (ie, vWD, or lacking vWF) that were fed normal pig chow. Shear stress was applied to carotid and femoral arteries with a Goldblatt clamp for 14(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE We present a retrospective case series of 2 individuals with motor-incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) to examine differences in lifetime cost estimates before and after participation in an intensive locomotor training (LT) program. Sections of a life care plan (LCP) were used to determine the financial implications associated with(More)
Financial disclosure statements have been obtained, and no conflicts of interest have been reported by the authors or by any individuals in control of the content of this article. Portions of this work were presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the Ditunno J: Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury version 2 (WISCI-II) with repeat-ability of the 10-m walk(More)
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