The use of structural and functional neuroimaging for the evaluation of motor rehabilitation in patients with ischemic stroke

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We briefly review the methods of structural and functional neuroimaging use for the evaluation of motor rehabilitation after ischemic stroke. The results of studies for functional adaptive changes in stroke patients with different severity of corticospinal tract damage, various approaches to evaluation of rehabilitation prognosis and development of rehabilitation strategies designed to reduce impairment are discussed.


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L. A. Dobrynina

Research Center of Neurology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Moscow)

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Russian Federation


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