INCAT Disability Scale. Score. Arm Disability. Score. Leg Disability. 0. No upper limb problems. 0. Walking not affected. 1. Symptoms, in 1 arm or both arms, not. Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropathy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activity limitation. It is used frequently. ABSTRACT: Background: The INCAT (Inflammatory Neuropa- thy Cause and Treatment) disability score is a measure of activ- ity limitation.

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Thank You We have submitted your request – we will update you on status within the next 24 hours. The leg scale highlights problems with walking, taking into account the use of a device. All but one mildly affected patient was initially treated with intravenous immunoglobulin Ig.

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J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 60 — Ari Breiner University of Toronto Canada. As the description of these analyses was rather complex, we decided to present the data as such, for clarity. Stroke 19 — Published online Mar The ethics committee of the Erasmus University Incah approved the study.

Evaluating neurological outcome measures: Still can’t find the full text of the article? Ann Neurol 27 Suppl S21—S Randomized controlled trial of intravenous immunoglobulin versus oral prednisolone in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy Hughes et al.

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Intravenous immunoglobulin versus intravenous methylprednisolone for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: Secondly, because the examined group consisted of only 20 patients, it is not clear whether the same rank ordering can be generated in a more substantial group of patients.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. Then, press proceed to send the authors a message. Weaknesses of the scale include concerns about methodological quality of validation studies; failure to properly capture activity limitations due to proximal arm weakness, or fatigue; heavy individual item weighting; and poor sensitivity for detection of clinically important change.


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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Long-term remission of CIDP after pulsed dexamethasone or short-term incqt treatment Eftimov et al. All patients met the international criteria for their illness. Support Center Support Center. Although the INCAT scale has been an effective tool in inflammatory polyneuropathy studies, its limitations may warrant development of new scales.

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The ODSS has good construct validity with reliability values ranging from 0. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72 — A psychodynamic formulation masterclass with Nancy McWilliams. Twelve patients with CIDP responsive to intravenous Ig needed interval treatment with intravenous Ig to maintain the achieved improvement.

Understanding the consequences of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy from impairments to activity and participation restrictions and reduced quality of life: Carolina Barnett Toronto General Hospital.