Measuring ataxia: quantification based on the standard neurological examination

Notermans, N C; van Dijk, G W; van der Graaf, Y; van Gijn, J; Wokke, J H
January 1994
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jan1994, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
journal article
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Measuring ataxia: Quantification based on the standard neurological examination. Sandstrom, Robert // Physical Therapy;Apr1995, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p332 

    Presents an abstract of a study entitled `Measuring Ataxia: Quantification Based on the Standard Neurological Examination,' by N.C. Notermans, G.W. van Dijk et al, published in the `Journal of Neurological and Neurosurgical Psychiatry.' Development of simple tests to measure ataxia.

  • Friedreich Ataxia Clinical Outcome Measures: Natural History Evaluation in 410 Participants. Regner, Sean R.; Wilcox, Nicholas S.; Friedman, Lisa S.; Seyer, Lauren A.; Schadt, Kim A.; Brigatti, Karlla W.; Perlman, Susan; Delatycki, Martin; Wilmot, George R.; Gomez, Christopher M.; Bushara, Khalaf O.; Mathews, Katherine D.; Subramony, S. H.; Ashizawa, Tetsuo; Ravina, Bernard; Brocht, Alicia; Farmer, Jennifer M.; Lynch, David R. // Journal of Child Neurology;Sep2012, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p1152 

    Friedreich ataxia is an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by ataxia, dysarthria, and areflexia. The authors report the progress of a large international noninterventional cohort (n = 410), tracking the natural history of disease progression using the neurologic...

  • Penetrance of the Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome in a Premutation Carrier Population. Jacquemont, Sébastien; Hagerman, Randi J.; Leehey, Maureen A.; Hall, Deborah A.; Levine, Richard A.; Brunberg, James A.; Zhang, Lin; Jardini, Tristan; Gane, Louise W.; Harris, Susan W.; Herman, Kristin; Grigsby, James; Greco, Claudia M.; Berry-Kravis, Elizabeth; Tassone, Flora; Hagerman, Paul J. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/28/2004, Vol. 291 Issue 4, p460 

    Context: Premutation expansions (55-200 CGG repeats) of the fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMR1) gene are frequent in the general population, with estimated prevalences of 1 per 259 females and 1 per 813 males. Several articles have recently described the presence of late-onset neurological...

  • Genotype-specific patterns of atrophy progression are more sensitive than clinical decline in SCA1, SCA3 and SCA6. Reetz, Kathrin; Costa, Ana S.; Mirzazade, Shahram; Lehmann, Anna; Juzek, Agnes; Rakowicz, Maria; Boguslawska, Romana; Schöls, Ludger; Linnemann, Christoph; Mariotti, Caterina; Grisoli, Marina; Dürr, Alexandra; van de Warrenburg, Bart P.; Timmann, Dagmar; Pandolfo, Massimo; Bauer, Peter; Jacobi, Heike; Hauser, Till-Karsten; Klockgether, Thomas; Schulz, Jörg B. // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Mar2013, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p905 

    Spinocerebellar ataxias are dominantly inherited disorders that are associated with progressive brain degeneration, mainly affecting the cerebellum and brainstem. As part of the multicentre European integrated project on spinocerebellar ataxias study, 37 patients with spinocerebellar ataxia-1,...

  • A comprehensive clinical and genetic study of a large Mexican population with spinocerebellar ataxia type 7. Velázquez-Pérez, L.; Cerecedo-Zapata, C.; Hernández-Hernández, O.; Martínez-Cruz, E.; Tapia-Guerrero, Y.; González-Piña, R.; Salas-Vargas, J.; Rodríguez-Labrada, R.; Gurrola-Betancourth, R.; Leyva-García, N.; Cisneros, B.; Magaña, J. // Neurogenetics;Jan2015, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p11 

    Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 (SCA7) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia associated with macular degeneration. We recently described one of the largest series of patients with SCA7 that originated from a founder effect in a Mexican...

  • Hereditary ataxia in Jack Russell terriers in the UK. Simpson, Katherine; Eminaga, Salih; Cherubini, Giunio Bruto; White, Dick // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/26/2012, Vol. 170 Issue 21, p548 

    The article discusses canine neurology concerning a Jack Russell terrier diagnosed with hereditary ataxia at the neurology and neurosurgery department of Dick White Referrals. It examines dogs characterized with symptoms such as gait abnormalities, spastic movement, hypermetria. It proposes that...

  • Methyl Mercury Exposure at Niigata, Japan: Results of Neurological Examinations of 103 Adults. Maruyama, Kimio; Yorifuji, Takashi; Tsuda, Toshihide; Sekikawa, Tomoko; Nakadaira, Hiroto; Saito, Hisashi // Journal of Biomedicine & Biotechnology;2012, Vol. 2012, p1 

    Background. Large-scale poisonings caused by methyl mercury (MeHg) have occurred in Japan (Minamata in the 1950s andNiigata in the 1960s) and Iraq (in the 1970s). The current WHO neurological risk standard for adult exposure (hair level: 50 μg/g) was based partly on evidence from Niigata...

  • Autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxias. Palau, Francesc; Espinós, Carmen // Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases;2006, Vol. 1, p47 

    Autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxias (ARCA) are a heterogeneous group of rare neurological disorders involving both central and peripheral nervous system, and in some case other systems and organs, and characterized by degeneration or abnormal development of cerebellum and spinal cord,...

  • Inventory of Non-Ataxia Signs (INAS): Validation of a New Clinical Assessment Instrument. Jacobi, H.; Rakowicz, M.; Rola, R.; Fancellu, R.; Mariotti, C.; Charles, P.; Dürr, A.; Küper, M.; Timmann, D.; Linnemann, C.; Schöls, L.; Kaut, O.; Schaub, C.; Filla, A.; Baliko, L.; Melegh, B.; Kang, J.-S.; Giunti, P.; Warrenburg, B.; Fimmers, R. // Cerebellum;Jun2013, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p418 

    Although ataxia is by definition the prominent symptom of ataxia disorders, there are various neurological signs that may accompany ataxia in affected patients. Reliable and quantitative assessment of these signs is important because they contribute to disability, but may also interfere with...

  • Systematic review of the psychometric properties of balance measures for cerebellar ataxia. Winser, Stanley J; Smith, Catherine M; Hale, Leigh A; Claydon, Leica S; Whitney, Susan L; Mehta, Poonam // Clinical Rehabilitation;Jan2015, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p69 

    The article focuses on a study which discusses psychometric properties of balance measures for use in people with cerebellar ataxia. Topics discussed include use of Consensus Based Standards for the selection of health status Measurement Instruments (COSMIN), investigation of psychometric...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics