Hemiplegia, Spastic

Known as: Spastic hemiplegia, Spastic hemiplegia, affecting unspecified side, Spastic Hemiplegias 
A type of spastic cerebral palsy characterized by increased muscle tone of the arm and leg on the same side of the body.
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1938-2017
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Normally, we are aware of the current functions of our arms and legs. However, this self-evident status may change dramatically… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To identify the most important impairments determining gait velocity and asymmetry in patients with mild to moderate… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • Adam Peter Shortland, C A Harris, M Gough, R O Robinson
  • Developmental medicine and child neurology
  • 2001
Ultrasound images were obtained of the medial gastrocnemius at different ankle joint positions with the knee extended. Fascicle… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVIs), once thought to be rare, have been recognized with increasing frequency in… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To determine clinical effectiveness of strength training in children with spastic cerebral palsy. DESIGN Prospective… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Studies of cerebral activation of motor function after ischemic stroke may enhance our understanding of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Approaches to the rehabilitation of movement in spastic hemiparetic patients depend on knowledge of the underlying mechanisms of… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Some hypotheses suggest that stretch reflex threshold regulation may be an essential element of motor control. Disturbances in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Four homogeneous patterns of gait were defined in forty-six patients who had spastic hemiplegia secondary to cerebral palsy or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Shoulder pain is probably the most frequent complication of hemiplegia. In this study 219 hemiplegia patients were regularly… (More)
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