There is ambiguity in these patients with akinetic
chambers as to whether they have apical or mid HCM (2).
Fabre et al., "Cortical motor reorganization in akinetic
patients with Parkinson's disease.
Myoclonus, seizures, spasticity, choreoathetoid or ballistic movements, ataxia, and chorioretinitis follow in the second stage, Optic atrophy, quadriparesis, autonomic disability, akinetic
mutism and coma occur in the final stage of the diseased.
On further review of the echocardiogram and patient records, we excluded 24 patients for image quality, 5 patients for coexisting aortic stenosis, and akinetic
segments in 9 patients.
In a 6-OHDA animal model of PD, researchers examined the extent to which motor symptom outcomes as measured by akinetic
and cataleptic behaviors and biological mechanisms specific to DA concentrations were affected by psychological stress .
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Apex, basal to mid septum, mid anterior wall and mid inferior wall were akinetic
. Rest of the segments were contracting normally.
Pathologic lesions in this region lead to such findings as emotional imbalance, failure to reason out mistakes, decrease in concentration and akinetic
Typical symptoms of bilateral paramedian thalamic infarction include vertical gaze palsy, memory impairment, akinetic
mutism, confusion, drowsiness, hypersomnolence, and coma (3).