Learn About Post Polio Syndrome

What is the definition of Post Polio Syndrome?
Symptoms and severity vary among affected people and may include muscle weakness and a gradual decrease in the size of muscles (atrophy); muscle and joint pain; fatigue; difficulty with gait; respiratory problems; and/or swallowing problems. Only a polio survivor can develop PPS. While polio is a contagious disease, PPS is not.
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What are the alternative names for Post Polio Syndrome?
  • Post Polio syndrome
  • Polio late effects
  • Post-polio muscular atrophy
  • Post-polio sequelae
  • Post-poliomyelitic syndrome
  • Postpolio syndrome
  • Postpoliomyelitis syndrome
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What are the latest Post Polio Syndrome Clinical Trials?
A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-blind, Parallel-group Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) Flebogamma® 5% DIF in Patients With Post-Polio Syndrome

Summary: This is a multicenter, prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, parallel group clinical trial with adaptive dose selection in subjects with post-polio syndrome (PPS). The main purpose of this study is to select a dose of Flebogamma 5% DIF and confirm the efficacy of the selected Flebogamma® 5% DIF dose by assessing physical performance, as measured by Two-Minute Walk Distance (2M...

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Micro-processor Controlled Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis (C-Brace) Versus Stance-control Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis (SCO): Functional Outcomes in Individuals With Lower Extremity Impairment

Summary: The study will specifically evaluate the potential of the C-Brace to improve the functional mobility and quality of life in individuals with lower extremity impairments due to neurologic or neuromuscular disease, orthopedic disease or trauma, as compared to the stance control orthosis.

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Post Polio Syndrome?
A twelve-week, four-arm, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 prospective clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an anthroposophic multimodal treatment on chronic pain in outpatients with postpolio syndrome.
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