Gustavo José Luvizutto
American Physical Therapy Association
Physical therapyNeglectStrokeDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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Last. Gustavo José LuvizuttoH-Index: 7
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Last. Rodrigo BazanH-Index: 1
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OBJECTIVE: Unilateral spatial neglect (USN) results in a consistent and exaggerated spatial asymmetry in the processing of information about the body or space due to an acquired brain injury. There are several USN tests for clinical diagnosis, but none of them are validated in Brazil. The aim was to obtain normative values from a healthy sample in Brazil and to evaluate the effects of demographic variables on USN tests. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study performed with 150 neurologically ...
BACKGROUND: Ischemic stroke is a common cause of death. The role of statins in the secondary prevention of the chronic ischemic stroke phase has been established. However, evidence regarding their efficacy in this phase is limited and contradictory. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between statin use and mortality risk during the acute phase of ischemic stroke in patients admitted to an intensive care unit. METHODS: This was an observational and prospective study of ischemic stroke patient...
#1Rodrigo BazanH-Index: 8
Last. Marcone Lima SobreiraH-Index: 7
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INTRODUCTION: The presence of microembolic signals (MES) during the acute phase of stroke is poorly understood, and its role and clinical application in relation to risk stratification and prognosis in patients remain uncertain. We assessed the prevalence of spontaneous MES in acute stroke and their relationship with risk stratification, stroke recurrence, morbidity, and mortality. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This was a prospective cohort study conducted in the Stroke Unit. The MES presence was evalua...
Introduction. Stroke can lead to musculoskeletal and respiratory dysfunction, chronic deconditioning, and functional limitations, as well as long-term complications. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between respiratory function and grip strength in the acute phase of stroke and stroke severity, disability, and autonomy in the long term. Methods: This was a cohort study including 46 patients in the stroke unit. The stroke patients were assessed in the stroke unit a...
#1Gustavo José Luvizutto (American Physical Therapy Association)H-Index: 7
#2Thanielle Souza Silva Brito (American Physical Therapy Association)
Last. Luciane Aparecida Pascucci Sande de Souza (American Physical Therapy Association)H-Index: 6
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Difficulties in the integration of visual, vestibular, and somatosensory information in individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may alter perception of verticality. Accordingly, in this cross-sec...
#2Gustavo José Luvizutto (American Physical Therapy Association)H-Index: 7
Last. Rodrigo BazanH-Index: 8
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ABSTRACTBackground: Upper extremity impairment is present in most of people with stroke. The use of the affected upper extremity can be impacted not only by physical impairment but also by abehavio...
#1Carlos Leonardo Sacomani Marques (UNESP: Sao Paulo State University)H-Index: 1
#2Maria Helena Borgato (UNESP: Sao Paulo State University)H-Index: 2
Last. Gustavo José LuvizuttoH-Index: 7
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