Determinants of ambulation in children with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy: a population-based study.

@article{SimardTremblay2010DeterminantsOA,
  title={Determinants of ambulation in children with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy: a population-based study.},
  author={Elisabeth Simard-Tremblay and Michael Israel Shevell and Lynn Dagenais},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={669-73}
}
The objective of this study was to identify factors that predict ambulation in spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. A 4-year registry-based birth cohort was searched for patients with a diagnosis of spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. All patients were then divided in 2 groups: (a) Gross Motor Function Classification System level < or = III (ambulant group) and (b) Gross Motor Function Classification System level > or = IV (nonambulant group). Clinical features were then compared between the 2… CONTINUE READING

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