Search for dissertations about: "post polio syndrome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words post polio syndrome.

  1. 1. Post-polio syndrome - physiotherapeutic analysis and interventions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Katarina Skough; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Post-polio syndrome;

    Abstract : This thesis presents four studies focusing on outcomes of gait performance using gait analysis and/or the Six-minute-walk test (6MWT), in patients with post-polio syndrome (PPS). Further, resistance training in combination with Coenzyme Q10 (Q10) and intravenous immunoglobulin treatment (IvIg) in PPS patients was evaluated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dynamic Changes in the Peripheral and the Central Nervous Systems in Patients with Prior Polio

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Arne Sandberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neurosciences; polio; prior polio; weakness; Macro EMG; EMG; post polio syndrome; Neurovetenskap; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Neurology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Neurologi;

    Abstract : After the acute spell of poliomyelitis, patients commonly suffers from sequelae of weakness. Some of these patients experience new weakness after a time period of stable symptoms.The aim of this thesis was to evaluate the possible mechanisms for persistent weakness and development of new weakness in prior polio patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of fatigue in post-polio

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Gunilla Östlund; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; post-polio syndrome;

    Abstract : Fatigue is a subjectively experienced and complex phenomenon and one of the most common symptoms in the post-polio syndrome (PPS) occurring in up to 90% of the patients. Experiencing fatigue, negatively impacts work performance, family life, social relationships, and the quality of life (QOL). READ MORE

  4. 4. The post-polio syndrome : Studies of immunology and immunomodulatory intervention

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Henrik Gonzalez; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Post-polio syndrome; PPS; inflammation; cytokines; muscle strength; quality of life;

    Abstract : Late effects in patients with prior poliomyelitis were first reported in the nineteenth century and have been referred to as the post-polio syndrome (PPS). PPS is characterized by new muscular deterioration, fatigue and pain after a stable period of at least 15 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Post-polio syndrome : analysis of inflammation and immune modulation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Eva Melin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Poliomyelitis is a viral infection, which affects the anterior horn cells of the spinal cord leaving patients with different levels and distribution of muscle weakness and loss of, or decreased, function. This situation has previously been regarded as a stable condition. READ MORE