Effects of scoliosis on respiratory muscle strength in patients with neuromuscular disorders


Inal-Ince D. , Savci S., Arikan H. , SAĞLAM M. , Vardar-Yagli N. , Bosnak-Guclu M., ...More

SPINE JOURNAL, vol.9, no.12, pp.981-986, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.spinee.2009.08.451
  • Title of Journal : SPINE JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.981-986

Abstract

BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Neuromuscular disorders (NMD) are characterized by loss of lung Volume and respiratory muscle weakness, but the effects of scoliosis on lung function are unclear.