Chapter 20 Prospective 15-year study of neuromuscular function in a cohort of patients with prior poliomyelitis

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Abstract

Poliomyelitis is a monophasic illness affecting lower motor neurons and individuals may describe new problems years after the initial weakness. We have studied 38 people with the post-polio syndrome over a 15-year period assessing a number of neuromuscular measures, including motor unit number estimation (MUNE). Twenty-five individuals reported progressive weakness but there was no objective change in MUNE and other measures. There was an association with reported weakness and initial deficits. There was a slow decline in MUNE values over time in both groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSupplements to Clinical Neurophysiology
PublisherElsevier
Pages197-201
Number of pages5
EditionC
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

Publication series

NameSupplements to Clinical Neurophysiology
NumberC
Volume60
ISSN (Print)1567-424X

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Daube, J. R., Sorenson, E. J., & Windebank, A. J. (2009). Chapter 20 Prospective 15-year study of neuromuscular function in a cohort of patients with prior poliomyelitis. In Supplements to Clinical Neurophysiology (C ed., pp. 197-201). (Supplements to Clinical Neurophysiology; Vol. 60, No. C). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1567-424X(08)00020-2