Search for dissertations about: "Upper motoneuron lesion"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Upper motoneuron lesion.

  1. 1. Upper and Lower Motoneuron Lesions in Tetraplegia - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications of Electrical Stimulation

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Ines Bersch; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Electrical stimulation; Tetraplegia; Upper motoneuron lesion; Lower motoneuron lesion; Motor point topography; Nerve transfer;

    Abstract : The overall objective of this thesis was to improve outcomes and predictability of the treatment of upper extremity function in patients with cervical spinal cord injury and tetraplegia by advancing the diagnostic and therapeutic tools employed in upper and lower motor neuron lesions. An overview is presented of the current knowledge about the principles of electrical stimulation and its usefulness and proven effects on the upper limb. READ MORE