Impairments of Lower Extremity Muscle Strength and Balance in Childhood Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Systematic Review.

@article{Sntgerath2015ImpairmentsOL,
  title={Impairments of Lower Extremity Muscle Strength and Balance in Childhood Cancer Patients and Survivors: A Systematic Review.},
  author={Regine S{\"o}ntgerath and Katharina G Eckert},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={
          585-612
        }
}
This review aims to summarize the evidence for impairments of muscle strength and balance during and after treatment for childhood cancer. Thirty-two articles, identified in scientific databases by means of a structured search for investigations of muscle strength and balance in pediatric cancer patients and survivors, are evaluated. A summary of results is given with respect to matching reporting items to provide a qualitative analysis of the evidence. The majority of the studies reached a… CONTINUE READING
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