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  • Condition: Chronic Pain and Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome (PPS)
  • Journal: Brain and behavior
  • Treatment Used: Anthroposophic Multimodal Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 192
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an anthroposophic multimodal treatment to treat chronic pain in patients with PPS.
  • Condition: Limb Deformity and Disability in China
  • Journal: Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 35075
  • Published —
This study investigated the characteristics and corrective strategies of various limb deformities and disabilities treated with surgery in China.
  • Condition: Instability of the Knee Related to Neuromuscular and Central Nervous System Disorders
  • Journal: BMJ open
  • Treatment Used: Orthotic Management
  • Number of Patients: 24
  • Published —
This study elicited device users' perspectives regarding fitting, acceptability, effectiveness and use of orthoses, and identified important treatment outcomes in the treatment of adults with knee instability related to neuromuscular disorders or central nervous conditions.
  • Condition: Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Infection among Patients with Primary Immunodeficiency (iVDPV)
  • Journal: Emerging infectious diseases
  • Treatment Used: Poliovirus Screening and Bivalent Oral Poliovirus Vaccine
  • Number of Patients: 9
  • Published —
This study updated the registry on patients with immunodeficiency-associated vaccine-derived poliovirus (iVDPV) who are potential poliovirus reservoirs in the posteradication era that might reintroduce polioviruses into the community.
  • Condition: Recurrent Hip Dislocation
  • Journal: The bone & joint journal
  • Treatment Used: Tripolar Constrained Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Number of Patients: 111
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a tripolar constrained total hip arthroplasty to treat patients with recurrent hip dislocation.
  • Condition: Lower extremity sequelae of middle and old aged post-poliomyelitis
  • Journal: Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Limited orthopaedic surgery combined with external fixation
  • Number of Patients: 629
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of limited orthopaedic surgery combined with external fixation for lower extremity sequelae of middle and old aged post-poliomyelitis.
  • Condition: Poliomyelitis-related spinal deformity
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Corrective surgery
  • Number of Patients: 42
  • Published —
This study compared the outcomes of corrective surgery in patients with poliomyelitis-related spinal deformity using 3 types of pelvic fixation: the Galveston technique, iliac screw fixation, and S2-alar-iliac (S2AI) screw fixation.
  • Condition: Polio
  • Journal: The bone & joint journal
  • Treatment Used: Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 51
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the results of hip replacement surgery for patients with a history of polio.
  • Condition: Sequelae of Polio
  • Journal: Physiotherapy theory and practice
  • Treatment Used: Whole Body Vibration (WBV)
  • Number of Patients: 15
  • Published —
This study explored the possibility of whole body vibration (WBV) on polio survivors with/without post-polio syndrome (PPS).
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