Physical characteristics and applicability of standard assessment methods in a total population of spinal muscular atrophy type II patients.

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The aims of this study were to evaluate muscle strength, functional abilities, contractures and Forced Vital Capacity in a population of 54 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type II patients between the ages of 5 and 70, and to evaluate the applicability of conventional assessment methods. The patients were evaluated by means of functional scales, muscles tests… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.nmd.2009.11.008

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@article{Werlauff2010PhysicalCA, title={Physical characteristics and applicability of standard assessment methods in a total population of spinal muscular atrophy type II patients.}, author={Ulla Werlauff and Birgit Fynbo Steffensen and Stine Bertelsen and I Fl\oytrup and Bj{\"{o}rn Kristensen and Birgit Werge}, journal={Neuromuscular disorders : NMD}, year={2010}, volume={20 1}, pages={34-43} }