An expanded version of the Hammersmith Functional Motor Scale for SMA II and III patients

@article{OHagen2007AnEV,
  title={An expanded version of the Hammersmith Functional Motor Scale for SMA II and III patients},
  author={Jessica M. O’Hagen and Allan M. Glanzman and Michael P Mcdermott and Patricia A. Ryan and Darryl C. De Vivo},
  journal={Neuromuscular Disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={693-697}
}
PURPOSE To develop and evaluate an expanded version of the Hammersmith Functional Motor Scale allowing for evaluation of ambulatory SMA patients. PROCEDURES Thirty-eight patients with SMA type II or III were evaluated using the Gross Motor Function Measure and the Hammersmith Functional Motor Scale. Based on statistical and clinical criteria, we selected 13 Gross Motor Function Measure items to develop an expanded HFMS. The expanded Hammersmith Functional Motor Scale was validated by… CONTINUE READING

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