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Serial analysis of cardiopulmonary fitness and echocardiography in patients with Fabry disease undergoing enzyme replacement therapy
Sheng-Hui Tuan, Pao-Chin Chiu, I-hsiu Liou, Wen-Hsien Lu, Hung-Ya Huang, Shin-Yi Wu, Guan-bo Chen, Ko-Long Lin
Objective: Fabry disease, a rare X-linked disorder, can lead to exercise intolerance. In Taiwan, the cardiac variant of Fabry disease has a significantly higher prevalence than the classic variant. The cardiac variant of Fabry disease primarily involves the heart. Enzyme replacement therapy has been used to treat both variants. We aimed to study the impact of enzyme replacement therapy on exercise ...
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Analgesia by sacral surface electrical stimulation for primary dysmenorrhoea
Mieko Yokozuka, Mayumi Nagai, Rieko Katsura, Kayoko Kenmyo
Objective: To evaluate the effects of analgesia by sacral surface electrical stimulation on lower abdominal pain in women with primary dysmenorrhoea. Design: Explorative study. Participants: Eleven female university students, who regularly experience difficulty in their university work due to menstrual pain, or who use analgesics for more than one day each month, were recruited. Methods: Sacral ...
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The effectiveness of a novel sleep clinical pathway in an inpatient musculoskeletal rehabilitation cohort: A pilot randomized controlled trial
Jason Hsu, Kirk Kee, Andrew Perkins, Alex Gorelik , Jeremy Goldin, Louisa Ng
Objective: Sleep disturbance in hospital is common. This pilot randomized controlled trial assessed a sleep clinical pathway compared with standard care in improving sleep quality, engagement in therapy and length of stay in musculoskeletal inpatient rehabilitation. Methods: Participants (n = 51) were randomized to standard care (“control”, n = 29) or sleep clinical pathway (“interv ...
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