Implementation and improvement of a service to regain walking ability by paraplegic patients


Grant Data
Project Title
Implementation and improvement of a service to regain walking ability by paraplegic patients
Principal Investigator
Emeritus Professor Leong, John Chi Yan   (Principal investigator)
Duration
26
Start Date
2002-11-01
Completion Date
2004-12-31
Amount
372480
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
paraplegic, walking ability
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Sponsor
Other projects
HKU Project Code
202206
Grant Type
S.K. Yee Medical Foundation - General Award
Funding Year
2002/2003
Status
Completed
Objectives
To assess the functional and related outcomes of complete paraplegics treated conservatively (with no attempt to regain walking function); to study the advantages and limitations using conventional paraplegic walking system(FES and RGO); to establish a service to provide individualised FES design to each patient.