Cerebral Palsy Research News

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Cerebral Palsy Alliance is delighted to bring you this free bulletin of published research into cerebral palsy, as indexed in the NCBI PubMed (Medline) and Entrez (GenBank) databases.

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Professor Nadia Badawi AM
Macquarie Group Foundation Chair of Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Please note: This research bulletin represents only the search results for cerebral palsy and related neurological research as provided by the PubCrawler service. The articles listed below do not represent the views of Cerebral Palsy Alliance.





Interventions and Management 

1.  Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2016 Jun 9:1-15. [Epub ahead of print]. Francis A, Wallen M, Bundy A. Comparison of the Properties of the Handwriting Speed Test (HST) and Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting (DASH): An Exploratory Study.

2.  Child Care Health Dev. 2016 Jun 9. doi: 10.1111/cch.12366. [Epub ahead of print]. Ramstad K, Jahnsen R, Diseth TH. Associations between recurrent musculoskeletal pain and visits to the family doctor (GP) and specialist multi-professional team in 74 Norwegian youth with cerebral palsy.

3.  Clin Rehabil. 2016 Jun 7. pii: 0269215516651980. [Epub ahead of print]. Baque E, Barber L, Sakzewski L, Boyd RN. Randomized controlled trial of web-based multimodal therapy for children with acquired brain injury to improve gross motor capacity and performance.

4.  Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2016 Jun 9:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]. Ryll UC, Bastiaenen CH, Eliasson AC. Assisting Hand Assessment and Children’s Hand-use Experience Questionnaire – Observed Versus Perceived Bimanual Performance in Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy.

5.  Disabil Rehabil. 2016 Jun 7:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]. Jackman M, Novak I, Lannin N, Froude E. Parents’ experience of undertaking an intensive cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance (CO-OP) group for children with cerebral palsy.

6.  J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]. Chang FM, May A, Faulk LW, Flynn K, Miller NH, Rhodes JT, Zhaoxing P, Novais EN. Outcomes of Isolated Varus Derotational Osteotomy in Children With Cerebral Palsy Hip Dysplasia and Predictors of Resubluxation.

7.  Rev Bras Ortop. 2016 May 3;51(3):329-32. doi: 10.1016/j.rboe.2015.07.012. Abdo JC, Forlin E. Hip dislocation in cerebral palsy: evolution of the contralateral side after reconstructive surgery.

8.  J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]. Yaszay B1, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Asghar J, Miyanji F, Samdani AF, Bartley C, Newton PO. Performing a Definitive Fusion in Juvenile CP Patients is a Good Surgical Option.

9.  Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2016 Jun 9:1-16. [Epub ahead of print]. Cameron D, Craig T, Edwards B, Missiuna C, Schwellnus H, Polatajko HJ. Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP): A New Approach for Children with Cerebral Palsy.

10.  Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Jun 8. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13162. [Epub ahead of print]. Eliasson AC, Ullenhag A, Wahlström U, Krumlinde-Sundholm L. Mini-MACS: development of the Manual Ability Classification System for children younger than 4 years of age with signs of cerebral palsy.

11.  Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Jun 10. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13186. [Epub ahead of print]. Jeevanantham D. Classifying the manual abilities of young children with cerebral palsy.

12.  Child Care Health Dev. 2016 Jun 9. doi: 10.1111/cch.12354. [Epub ahead of print]. Schenker R, Parush S, Rosenbaum P, Rigbi A, Yochman A. Is a family-centred initiative a family-centred service? A case of a Conductive Education setting for children with cerebral palsy.

13.  Child Neuropsychol. 2016 Jun 10:1-26. [Epub ahead of print]. Fontes PL, Cruz TK, Souto DO, Moura R, Haase VG. Body representation in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

14.  J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2016 May 31;9(2):83-99. doi: 10.3233/PRM-160375. Bosques G, Martin R, McGee L, Sadowsky C. Does therapeutic electrical stimulation improve function in children with disabilities? A comprehensive literature review.

15.  Dan Med J. 2016 Jun;63(6). pii: A5238. Illum NO, Bonderup M, Gradel KO. Environmental needs in childhood disability analysed by the WHO ICF, Child and Youth Version.

16.  Tohoku J Exp Med. 2016;239(2):139-46. doi: 10.1620/tjem.239.139. Amarase C, Weerasopone S, Osateerakun P, Honsawek S, Limpaphayom N. Serum Leptin as a Nutritional Biomarker in Children with Cerebral Palsy.

17.  J Pediatr (Rio J). 2016 Jun 6. pii: S0021-7557(16)30044-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jped.2016.03.006. [Epub ahead of print]. Dias BL, Fernandes AR, Filho HS. Sialorrhea in children with cerebral palsy.

18.  J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print]. Jain A, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Yaszay B, Njoku DB, Miyanji F, Newton PO, Bastrom TP, Marks MC; Harms Study Group. Incidence of and Risk Factors for Loss of 1 Blood Volume During Spinal Fusion Surgery in Patients With Cerebral Palsy.

19.  Pediatr Neurol. 2016 May;58:90-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2016.01.002. Epub 2016 Jan 7. Wang F, Cai Q, Shi W, Jiang H, Li N, Ma D, Wang Q, Luo R, Mu D. A Cross-sectional Survey of Growth and Nutritional Status in Children With Cerebral Palsy in West China.

20.  Res Dev Disabil. 2016 Jun 2;56:83-98. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.04.009. [Epub ahead of print]. Ballester-Plané J, Laporta-Hoyos O, Macaya A, Póo P, Meléndez-Plumed M, Vázquez É, Delgado I, Zubiaurre-Elorza L, Narberhaus A, Toro-Tamargo E, Russi ME, Tenorio V, Segarra D, Pueyo R. Measuring intellectual ability in cerebral palsy: The comparison of three tests and their neuroimaging correlates.

Prevention and Cure

21.  Acta Paediatr. 2016 Jun 8. doi: 10.1111/apa.13499. [Epub ahead of print]. Holsti A, Adamsson M, Serenius F, Hägglöf B, Farooqi A. More than two-thirds of adolescents who received active perinatal care after extremely preterm birth had mild or no disabilities.

22.  An Pediatr (Barc). 2016 Jun 6. pii: S1695-4033(16)30184-9. doi: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2016.04.015. [Epub ahead of print]. García Alonso L, Pumarada Prieto M, González Colmenero E, Concheiro Guisán A, Suárez Albo M, Durán Fernández-Feijoo C, González Durán L, Fernández Lorenzo JR. [Prenatal treatment with magnesium sulphate: Initial clinical outcomes in pre-term infants less than 29 weeks and correlation with neonatal magnesium levels]. [Article in Spanish]

23.  Biomaterials. 2016 May 26;101:96-107. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.05.044. [Epub ahead of print]. Nance E, Zhang F, Mishra MK, Zhang Z, Kambhampati SP, Kannan RM, Kannan S. Nanoscale effects in dendrimer-mediated targeting of neuroinflammation.

24.  BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016 Jun 8;16(1):172. doi: 10.1186/s12906-016-1161-6. Yoo JE, Yun YJ, Shin YB, Kim NK, Kim SY, Shin MJ, Yu SA. Protocol for a prospective observational study of conventional treatment and traditional Korean medicine combination treatment for children with cerebral palsy.

25.  J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2016 Jun 8. doi: 10.1111/jog.13046. [Epub ahead of print]. Fukushima K, Morokuma S, Kitadai Y, Tazaki Y, Sumie M, Nakanami N, Ushiro S, Matsuda Y, Tsukimori K. Analysis of antenatal-onset cerebral palsy secondary to transient ischemia in utero using a national database in Japan.

26.  J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2016 May 31;9(2):125-32. doi: 10.3233/PRM-160373. Beattie C, Gormley M, Wervey R, Wendorf H. An electromyographic protocol that distinguishes spasticity from dystonia.

27.  Minerva Pediatr. 2016 Jun 8. [Epub ahead of print]. Gilarska M, Klimek M, Nitecka M, Dutkowska G, Gasinska M, Kwinta P. Usefulness of the most popular neurodevelopmental tests in preschool assessment of children born with very low birth weight.

28.  Res Dev Disabil. 2016 Jun 6;55:368-376. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.04.007. [Epub ahead of print]. Scheck SM, Fripp J, Reid L, Pannek K, Fiori S, Boyd RN, Rose SE. Extent of altered white matter in unilateral and bilateral periventricular white matter lesions in children with unilateral cerebral palsy.

Monday 6 June 2016



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