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In the current study the interobserver and intraobserver reliability of a recently developed method to obtain the position and orientation vectors of the flexion-extension axis of the elbow in vivo is determined. The method uses the Flock of Birds six degrees-of-freedom electromagnetic tracking device. Ten subjects performed three trials comprising five(More)
Lever-propelled wheelchairs have been described as more efficient and less physically demanding than hand-rim-propelled wheelchairs. To evaluate a newly designed lever mechanism (MARC) in both one- and two-arm use, a series of wheelchair exercise tests were performed on a motor-driven treadmill. Eight able-bodied male subjects performed a standard exercise(More)
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a chronic inflammatory liver disease of unknown aetiology usually requiring long-term immunosuppressive therapy. We present the case of an AIH patient who received long-term corticosteroids and azathioprine. As treatment for concomitant osteoporosis she was also treated with potent intravenous bisphosphonate (BP). This(More)
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