tetraplegia

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1 Intracortical control of assistive devices by individuals with tetraplegia .
2 Mr puts the case as comfortable with awards in the case of tetraplegia .
3 More information on classification of tetraplegia can be found on the tetraplegia page.
4 More information on classification of tetraplegia can be found on the tetraplegia page.
5 The most common clinical outcome of SCI was incomplete tetraplegia (102 cases).
6 Dr. Starner works with Shepherd Spinal Cord Center for patients with partial tetraplegia .
7 Cervical (neck) injuries usually result in full or partial tetraplegia (Quadriplegia).
8 The most common clinical outcome of SCI from traumatic causes was incomplete tetraplegia (98 cases).
9 In tetraplegia , this was first proposed by Wilson. and first described fully by Freehafer.
10 In complete tetraplegia , a recovery of nine points on this scale is average regardless of where the patient starts.
11 However, none of such innovations and technologies has made it possible for people with complete paraplegia or tetraplegia to ambulate independently for any significant distances, as use of such devices are often physically exhausting for the user.
12 The most frequent neurologic category of SCI is incomplete tetraplegia (41%), followed by incomplete paraplegia (19%), complete paraplegia (18%), and complete tetraplegia (12%).
13 The most frequent neurologic category of SCI is incomplete tetraplegia (41%), followed by incomplete paraplegia (19%), complete paraplegia (18%), and complete tetraplegia (12%).
14 Sometimes at the beginning of hemorrhage in the cerebellum have complete paralysis of the muscles of the arms and legs on both sides ( tetraplegia ) with preservation of consciousness.
15 He described the effects of sport on the rehabilitation of people with paraplegia and tetraplegia and stressed that sporting activities enabled them to overcome boredom in hospital and also promoted development of their physical and cardiorespiratory endurance.
16 A spinal cord injury can involve the arms and legs, which is called quadriplegia or tetraplegia , or the lower body only, which is called paraplegia.
17 As well as putting a ceiling on cases of average tetraplegia , the effect of the decision in Housecroft's case has meant that awards in less serious cases have to bear a proportional relationship to the guideline figure for tetraplegia.
18 As well as putting a ceiling on cases of average tetraplegia, the effect of the decision in Housecroft's case has meant that awards in less serious cases have to bear a proportional relationship to the guideline figure for tetraplegia .
19 In Brightman v Johnson (1985) The Times, 17 December an award made in December 1985, Tudor Price J increased this figure to £95,000 to take account of the circumstances which made the plaintiff's injuries more serious than the average case of tetraplegia (see Report in para A2-001 of Vol 2 of Kemp & Kemp).
20 If one has a case of tetraplegia aggravated by exceptional features such as an exceptional degree of pain, the guideline figure will be increased.
21 Updating the court's guideline figure of £75,000 for an average case of tetraplegia set for April 1985 produces a figure of about £110,000 for December 1992.
22 As at April 1985 the guideline figure for damages for pain and suffering and loss of amenities in an average case of tetraplegia was set at £75,000.
23 Relative to previous years, there was a stronger emphasis on BCIs with direct medical applications (as opposed to pure research, healthy user applications, etc.) Most of the nominated projects were aimed at helping groups with specific medical needs, such as persons with stroke, tetraplegia , epilepsy, paralysis or visual deficits.
24 The deltoid muscle is usually innervated by the fifth and sixth cervical nerve roots and is therefore often functional in patients with tetraplegia , though the triceps muscle, which is innervated by the seventh cervical root, is paralysed.
25 A common goal of surgical reconstruction of the arms in patients with tetraplegia is to restore elbow extension, key pinch and palmar grip.
26 The development of hand surgery for tetraplegia has received important contributions through published reports and by the international conferences initiated with the influence of Erik Moberg from Goteborg, Sweden.
27 A large survey in patients with tetraplegia demonstrated that these patients give preference to improving upper extremity function above other lost functions like being able to walk or sexual function.
28 Upper-limb surgery in tetraplegia includes a number of surgical interventions that can help improve the quality of life of a patient with tetraplegia.
29 Upper-limb surgery in tetraplegia includes a number of surgical interventions that can help improve the quality of life of a patient with tetraplegia .
30 More severe injuries may result in paraplegia, tetraplegia (also known as quadriplegia), or full body paralysis below the site of injury to the spinal cord.
31 This initiative has been successful in advancement of BCIs and in 2011, published data showing long term computer control in a patient with tetraplegia (Simeral, 2011).
32 Researchers are currently investigating and building motor neuroprosthetics that will help restore movement and the ability to communicate with the outside world to persons with motor disabilities such as tetraplegia or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
33 In incomplete tetraplegia , 46 percent of patients were able to walk one year after injury, though they may require assistance such as crutches and braces.
34 More recently, research teams led by the Braingate group at Brown University and a group led by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, both in collaborations with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, have demonstrated further success in direct control of robotic prosthetic limbs with many degrees of freedom using direct connections to arrays of neurons in the motor cortex of patients with tetraplegia .
35 A study of persons who suffered accidents resulting in paraplegia and tetraplegia showed that 75 per cent of the professional group found similar employment two to three years after the onset of disability and the remaining 25 per cent were unemployed.
36 The lifetime costs of living with a spinal cord injury can top $1 million for a 50-year-old with incomplete motor function at any level and exceed $4.6 million for a 25-year-old with high tetraplegia (also called "high quadriplegia," which is paralysis affecting the arms, hands, trunk, legs and pelvic organs), based on NSCISC estimates.
37 Cervico-medullar Syndrome: Lesions on the spinal cord are produced, which in line with its seriousness could turn into a commotion with temporary tetraparesis or, in the case of permanent section, they lead to tetraplegia .
38 Spastic tetraplegia (all four limbs affected equally).
39 Mobile music touch and partial tetraplegia
40 He suffered the severest form of tetraplegia short of being condemned to life on a ventilator. - PA