Strength, physical activity, and fasciculations in patients with ALS

@article{Mateen2008StrengthPA,
  title={Strength, physical activity, and fasciculations in patients with ALS},
  author={Farrah J. Mateen and Eric J. Sorenson and Jasper R. Daube},
  journal={Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={120 - 121}
}
Fasciculations are a nearly universal feature in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The prognostic value of fasciculations remains uncertain. Twenty‐four patients with ALS were evaluated for the effects of atrophy, limb weakness, disease duration, and physical activity on fasciculation frequency (as measured by surface electromyography and clinical counting). Variables were compared by multiple linear regression. As strength of the limb deteriorated, the number of fasciculations… 

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