Vilborg Gudmundsdóttir

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This study demonstrates in a novel way how volume and shape are restored to denervated degenerated muscles due to a special pattern of electrical stimulation. To this purpose, Spiral Computer Tomography (CT) and special image processing tools were used to develop a method to isolate the rectus femoris from other muscle bellies in the thigh and monitor(More)
In the frame of the EU-funded RISE project, patients with lower motor neuron lesion and denervated and degenerated muscles are treated with electrical stimulation, with the aim of restoring muscle mass and force. Spiral computer tomography from the hip joint down to the knee joint is used to gather three-dimensional data on the upper leg tissue. These data(More)
OBJECTIVES A new non-invasive method was developed to analyse macroscopic and microscopic structural changes of human skeletal muscle based on processing techniques of medical images, here exemplified by monitoring progression and recovery of long-term denervation by home based functional electrical stimulation. METHODS Spiral computer tomography images(More)
s of the 2017Spring PaduaMuscleDays, Padua, Italy Eur J Transl Myol 2017;27(2):81-112 This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License (CC BY-NC 4.0) which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium,provided the original author(s) and source are credited. 81 European(More)
EJTM WebSite -­‐ http://www.ejtm.eu eISSN 2037-­‐7460 -­‐ ISSN 2037–7452 BAM On-­‐Line -­‐ http://www.bio.unipd.it/bam/bam.html Organizing Secretariat: Ugo Carraro, IRCCS Fondazione Ospedale San Camillo, Via Alberoni 70, I-­‐30126 Venezia-­‐Lido, Italy Phone: +39 338 15 75745; E-­‐mail: ugo.carraro@ospedalesancamillo.net 37 Interdepartmental Research Center(More)
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