Table 2

Improvement of motor function in the lower extremities and urinary function 12 weeks after treatment
Time required to walk 10 m (sec) Time required to walk downstairs (sec) Detrusor overactivity Detrusor-sphincter dyssnergia
Case no. Before treatment After treatment % improvement Before treatment After treatment % Improvement Before treatment After treatment Before treatment After treatment
1 26.5 21.6 18.5 N.E. No No No No
2 15.5 9.8 36.8 N.E. Yes No No No
3 11.5 10.5 8.7 8.6 7.7 10.5 Yes No Yes Yes
4 N.E. N.E. Yes No Yes Yes
5 5.3 4.9 7.5 3.8 3.7 2.6 No No Yes No
6 5.9 6.2 -5.1 4.1 4.2 -2.4 No No Yes No
7 8.9 9.5 -6.7 9.2 7.9 14.1 No No No No
8 12.6 13.3 -5.6 9.5 8.6 9.5 Yes No Yes Yes
9 N.E. N.E. Yes No No No
10 20 25.1 -25.5 N.E. No No No No
11 29.5 32.5 -10.2 N.E. Yes No Yes Yes
12 6.6 6.9 -4.5 4.4 4.3 2.3 Yes No Yes No
13 22.8 21.3 6.6 N.E. Yes No No No
14 15.4 11.3 26.6 14.3 11.4 20.3 No No No No
15 N.E. N.E. N.E. Yes No No No
16 13.7 20.9 -52.6 N.E. Yes Yes Yes Yes
17 13.3 11.5 13.5 10.0 7.3 27 Yes Yes No No
18 N.E. N.E. Yes Yes No No
19 N.E. N.E. Yes Yes Yes No
20 6.9 5.7 17.4 4.5 3.5 22.2 No No No No
21 5.7 4.1 28.1 3.6 3.5 2.8 Yes No No No
22 10.3 6.8 34 9.4 4.4 53.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
23 N.E. N.E. No No Yes No
24 4.5 4.3 4.4 3.2 3.4 -6.3 Yes No No No
Remarks % improvement: % improvement:
68.8 (P = 0.0094)a 45.5 (P = 0.0736)a

aStatistical significance was determined by the McNemar test. N.E.; not evaluated because of high OMDS.

Nakamura et al.

Nakamura et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:182   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-182

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