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List of publications from the Clinical Initiative

  • Alexander MS, Anderson KD, Biering-Sorensen F, Blight AR, Brannon R, et al. 2009. Outcome measures in spinal cord injury: recent assessments and recommendations for future directions. Spinal cord 47: 582-91
  • Biering-Sorensen F, Bryden A, Curt A, Friden J, Harvey LA, et al. International spinal cord injury upper extremity basic data set. Spinal cord 52: 652-7
  • Boakye M, Harkema S, Ellaway PH, Skelly AC. Quantitative testing in spinal cord injury: overview of reliability and predictive validity. Journal of neurosurgery 17: 141-50
  • Clarke CJGS, Allan DB, Conway BA. 2010. Correlations between recovery of ambulatory capacity and lower-limb somatosensory evoked potentials in incomplete spinal cord injury. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation 91
  • Curt A, Ellaway PH. Clinical neurophysiology in the prognosis and monitoring of traumatic spinal cord injury. Handbook of clinical neurology 109: 63-75
  • Curt A, van Hedel HJ, Klaus D, Dietz V. 2008. Recovery from a spinal cord injury: significance of compensation, neural plasticity, and repair. Journal of neurotrauma 25: 677-85
  • Ellaway P. 2011. Quantitative tests of sensory, motor and autonomic function In Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury, ed. V Fehlings, Boakye, Rossignol, Ditunno, Burns: Theme Publishers
  • Ellaway PH, Catley M. Reliability of the electrical perceptual threshold and Semmes-Weinstein monofilament tests of cutaneous sensibility. Spinal cord 51: 120-5
  • Ellaway PH, Kuppuswamy A, Balasubramaniam AV, Maksimovic R, Gall A, et al. Development of quantitative and sensitive assessments of physiological and functional outcome during recovery from spinal cord injury: a clinical initiative. Brain research bulletin 84: 343-57
  • Ellaway PH, Kuppuswamy A, Nicotra A, Mathias CJ. Sweat production and the sympathetic skin response: improving the clinical assessment of autonomic function. Auton Neurosci 155: 109-14
  • Ellaway PH, Vasquez N, Craggs M. Induction of central nervous system plasticity by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to promote sensorimotor recovery in incomplete spinal cord injury. Frontiers in integrative neuroscience 8: 42
  • Galen SS, Clarke CJ, Allan DB, Conway BA. A portable gait assessment tool to record temporal gait parameters in SCI. Med Eng Phys 33: 626-32
  • Gan LS, Ravid E, Kowalczewski JA, Olson JL, Morhart M, Prochazka A. First permanent implant of nerve stimulation leads activated by surface electrodes, enabling hand grasp and release: the stimulus router neuroprosthesis. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 26: 335-43
  • Kowalczewski J, Chong SL, Galea M, Prochazka A. In-home tele-rehabilitation improves tetraplegic hand function. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 25: 412-22
  • Kowalczewski J, Gritsenko V, Ashworth N, Ellaway P, Prochazka A. 2007. Upper-extremity functional electric stimulation-assisted exercises on a workstation in the subacute phase of stroke recovery. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation 88: 833-9
  • Kowalczewski J, Prochazka A. Technology improves upper extremity rehabilitation. Progress in brain research 192: 147-59
  • Kowalczewski J, Ravid E, Prochazka A. Fully-automated test of upper-extremity function. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011: 7332-5
  • Kramer JK, Taylor P, Steeves JD, Curt A. Dermatomal somatosensory evoked potentials and electrical perception thresholds during recovery from cervical spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 24: 309-17
  • Kramer JL, Moss AJ, Taylor P, Curt A. 2008. Assessment of posterior spinal cord function with electrical perception threshold in spinal cord injury. Journal of neurotrauma 25: 1019-26
  • Kuppuswamy A, Balasubramaniam AV, Maksimovic R, Mathias CJ, Gall A, et al. Action of 5Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on sensory, motor and autonomic function in human spinal cord injury. Clin Neurophysiol
  • Labruyere R, Agarwala A, Curt A. Rehabilitation in spine and spinal cord trauma. Spine 35: S259-62
  • Prochazka A, Ellaway P. Sensory systems in the control of movement. Comprehensive Physiology 2: 2615-27
  • Ravid E, Prochazka A. Controlled nerve ablation with direct current: parameters and mechanisms. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 22: 1172-85
  • Ravid EN, Gan LS, Prochazka A. Nerve lesioning with direct current. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011: 5790-3
  • Rudhe C, van Hedel HJ. 2009. Upper extremity function in persons with tetraplegia: relationships between strength, capacity, and the spinal cord independence measure. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 23: 413-21
  • Spiess MR, Muller RM, Rupp R, Schuld C, van Hedel HJ. 2009. Conversion in ASIA impairment scale during the first year after traumatic spinal cord injury. Journal of neurotrauma 26: 2027-36
  • van Hedel HJ. Editorial note on: agreement of repeated motor and sensory scores at individual myotomes and dermatomes in young persons with spinal cord injury. Spinal cord 51: 82
  • van Hedel HJ. Improvement in function after spinal cord injury: the black-box entitled rehabilitation. Swiss medical weekly 142: w13673
  • van Hedel HJ. 2009. Gait speed in relation to categories of functional ambulation after spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 23: 343-50
  • van Hedel HJ, Curt A. 2006. Fighting for each segment: estimating the clinical value of cervical and thoracic segments in SCI. Journal of neurotrauma 23: 1621-31
  • van Hedel HJ, Dietz V. Rehabilitation of locomotion after spinal cord injury. Restorative neurology and neuroscience 28: 123-34
  • van Hedel HJ, Dietz V. 2009. Walking during daily life can be validly and responsively assessed in subjects with a spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 23: 117-24
  • van Hedel HJ, Dietz V, Curt A. 2007. Assessment of walking speed and distance in subjects with an incomplete spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 21: 295-301
  • van Hedel HJ, Dokladal P, Hotz-Boendermaker S. Mismatch between investigator-determined and patient-reported independence after spinal cord injury: consequences for rehabilitation and trials. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 25: 855-64
  • van Hedel HJ, Kumru H, Rohrich F, Galen S. Changes in electrical perception threshold within the first 6 months after traumatic spinal cord injury: a multicenter responsiveness study. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 26: 497-506
  • van Hedel HJ, Murer C, Dietz V, Curt A. 2007. The amplitude of lower leg motor evoked potentials is a reliable measure when controlled for torque and motor task. Journal of neurology 254: 1089-98
  • van Hedel HJ, Rudhe C. [Motor recovery after spinal cord injury: assessments, factors and mechanisms]. Praxis 99: 963-70
  • van Hedel HJ, Wirth B, Curt A. Ankle motor skill is intact in spinal cord injury, unlike stroke: implications for rehabilitation. Neurology 74: 1271-8
  • van Hedel HJ, Wirz M, Curt A. 2006. Improving walking assessment in subjects with an incomplete spinal cord injury: responsiveness. Spinal cord 44: 352-6
  • van Hedel HJ, Wirz M, Dietz V. 2008. Standardized assessment of walking capacity after spinal cord injury: the European network approach. Neurological research 30: 61-73
  • Vasquez N, Gall A, Ellaway PH, Craggs MD. Light touch and pin prick disparity in the International Standard for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury (ISNCSCI). Spinal cord 51: 375-8
  • Wirth B, van Hedel H, Curt A. 2008. Foot control in incomplete SCI: distinction between paresis and dexterity. Neurological research 30: 52-60
  • Wirth B, van Hedel HJ, Curt A. 2008. Ankle dexterity is less impaired than muscle strength in incomplete spinal cord lesion. Journal of neurology 255: 273-9
  • Wirth B, van Hedel HJ, Curt A. 2008. Ankle dexterity remains intact in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury in contrast to stroke patients. Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung 191: 353-61
  • Wirth B, van Hedel HJ, Curt A. 2008. Ankle paresis in incomplete spinal cord injury: relation to corticospinal conductivity and ambulatory capacity. J Clin Neurophysiol 25: 210-7
  • Wirth B, Van Hedel HJ, Curt A. 2008. Changes in corticospinal function and ankle motor control during recovery from incomplete spinal cord injury. Journal of neurotrauma 25: 467-78
  • Wirth B, van Hedel HJ, Kometer B, Dietz V, Curt A. 2008. Changes in activity after a complete spinal cord injury as measured by the Spinal Cord Independence Measure II (SCIM II). Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 22: 279-87
  • Wirz M, van Hedel HJ, Rupp R, Curt A, Dietz V. 2006. Muscle force and gait performance: relationships after spinal cord injury. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation 87: 1218-22