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Guidelines for the treatment of child spasticity using botulinum toxin. Inter- and intrarater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale in patients with knee extensor poststroke spasticity. Improving the Assessment of outcomes in stroke: How to cite this article.

The core clinical features of HSP are slowly progressive spasticity and weakness of the lower limbs. Subsequently, another researcher fluent in English back translated the reconciled version into the English language, resulting in version 4 of the scale.

Hereditary spastic paraplegias HSP are a dw group of heredodegenerative disorders, characterized by progressive and retrograde degeneration of the corticospinal tracts in the spinal cord 1234.

What does the Ashworth scale really measure and are instrumented measures more valid and precise? In addition, clinical trials directed towards HSP will need robust clinical scales to assess the efficacy of treatments. There are no validated instruments to quantify disease severity in Portuguese.


December 04, ; Received: A biomechanical investigation into the validity of the modified Ashworth Scale as a measure of elbow spasticity. Mean age of patients and disease duration were Concurrent and construct validity of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory. Patel DR, Soyode O.

Comparison of electric stimulation methods for reduction of triceps surae spasticity in spinal cord injury. Incapaz de se levantar sem ajuda. The statistical analyses were performed using software systat Wood E, Rosenbaum P. Intra-rater and inter-rater CV were 9.

Gray and white matter alterations in hereditary spastic paraplegia type SPG4 and clinical correlations. Dev Med Child Neurol.

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A systematic review of the Tardieu scale for the measurement of spasticity. J Pain Symptom Manage.

Feasibility of the physiological cost index as an outcome measure for the assessment of energy expenditure during walking. University at Buffalo; Further demographic and genetic data of the patients included in this study are shown in Table 1.

Patients with HSP often have a slow disease progression, but the clinical course may be different even for patients with the same genetic background. Statistical analyses For each patient, we recorded data on age, age at onset, disease duration, gender, SPRS and Rankin total scores, inheritance pattern, genotype, need for walking assistive devices and time interval between examinations.


Clinical assessment and management of spasticity: Botulinum toxin A in the management of focal muscle overactivity in children with cerebral palsy. Each item has a score ranging from 0 to 4, where 0 represents no dysfunction and 4 represents most severe dysfunction.

Botulinum toxin therapy in children. These data are shown with descriptive statistics: Departamento de Ortopedia e Traumatologia. O protocolo experimental foi dividido em 3 etapas: Management of spasticity with botulinum toxin. The functional independence measure: A randomized study of combined botulinum toxin type A and casting in the ambulant child with cerebral palsy using objective outcome measures.

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The variability of goniometric measurements in ambulatory children with spastic cerebral palsy. Measures of muscle and joint performance in the lower limb of children with cerebral palsy.

These were calculated as where n is the number of patients 30×1 and x2 are the scores obtained for different examiners or the same examiner in different ezcala.