O A Balunov

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A dynamics of the functional state was analyzed in 197 patients aged 34-80 years after the stroke that had happened from several weeks to 17 years ago. The patients were included into the stroke patients computer data bank established in Bekhterev's Institute. It was proved possible to use the "PULSES" profile and "Rehabilitation Level" test for objective(More)
The authors summarize 20-year experience in the aftercare of 16,088 patients with aftereffects of brain apoplexy or trauma, diseases of the peripheral nervous system. The treatment was performed in special inpatient and outpatient aftercare centres in the city of St. Petersburg. The above treatment was designed as step-by-step complex programs adjusted for(More)
In a study of 90 patients with post-stroke depression the Hamilton Depression Scale was used together with a clinical psychopathological study. One group of patients was treated with amitriptyline, another with minor tranquilizers (seduxen), and the third (controls) received neither antidepressants, nor tranquilizers. Only treatment in the first group was(More)
Based on complex clinical-biochemical studies of 60 patients after ischemic stroke (on average 2,4+/-0,3 years from the disease-onset), we showed the disturbance of balance between anti- and prooxidant systems. The changes in the parameters of oxidative stress were revealed as follows: the reduction in the activity of antioxidant defense markers(More)
The authors have developed a rehabilitation system intended for patients with different cerebrovascular diseases. The system covers initial manifestations of insufficiency of the cerebral blood supply, transient disorders of the cerebral blood circulation, as well as acute, restorative and residual periods of the stroke. The system is being realized in(More)
The bank of clinical data concerning restorative therapy of neurological patients was characterized. These data were included in computer program "System of management of data bank on poststroke patients" which was elaborated in the department of V.M.Bekhterev's St-Petersburg Psychoneurological Institute. Information obtained in process of answering special(More)
This report provides a brief, general overview of how alcoholism is reported to be dealt with in one of the Soviet Union's largest cities. It attempts to describe both the philosophical and applied approaches practiced, and affords an opportunity to compare these approaches with those in the United States. Specifically, the paper presents a brief historical(More)
  • O A Balunov
  • 1994
The authors provide the conclusions on the role of some clinical and psychological factors in recovery of postapoplectic patients. Most important of them are: early start of the treatment, the severity of the initial motor dysfunction, combination of some motor and higher cortical defects, multiple and bilateral focal lesions of the brain matter after(More)