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The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of intra-articular (IA) botulinum toxin A (IA BoNT A) for the treatment of osteoarthritic joint pain in dogs. The study was a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blinded clinical trial with parallel group design and 12-week follow-up. Thirty-six dogs with chronic lameness due to stifle, hip or elbow(More)
Fifty-nine people, 31 healthy subjects with no previous knee injuries and 28 who had undergone an intra-articular anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction 6-12 months prior to testing took part in the study. The subjects were randomly tested bilaterally on a Cybex 6000 isokinetic testing device (ITD) and on an ordinary leg extension bench (LEB). Strength(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM), particularly of long duration and insulin dependent, can be accompanied by a variety of locomotor system disorders. However, musculo-skeletal syndromes can also appear in patients with mild glucose homeostasis disturbances. Sometimes these locomotor complaints may precede the diagnosis of the deranged glucose metabolism and hence(More)
BACKGROUND We investigated the natural history, outcomes of myectomy, and impact on survival of obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) in childhood. METHODS All 120 children diagnosed with HCM between 1971 and 2006 were studied. Available echocardiograms (n=685) were incorporated in regression analyses adjusted for repeated measures. Multiphase(More)
We evaluated different aspects of 1) psychophysical and 2) electrophysiological testing procedures of retinal function, represented by macular recovery time (nyctometry) and oscillatory potentials (electroretinography), respectively. Ninety healthy males, aged 18-28 years, were used in the study. We registered two different phases of macular recovery time,(More)
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