Navigation Links
Why do stroke patients show poor limb motor function recovery?
Date:11/26/2013

Negative motor evoked potentials after cerebral infarction, indicative of poor recovery of limb motor function, tend to be accompanied by changes in fractional anisotropy values and the cerebral peduncle area on the affected side, but the characteristics of these changes have not been reported. As reported previously, the lower limit value of fractional anisotropy of the cerebral peduncle in healthy volunteers is 0.36, and the lower limit of the asymmetry of the cerebral peduncle area is 0.83. It is worth further investigating the effects of the lower limit value of the cerebral peduncle on limb motor functional recovery in stroke patients. Dr. Zhibin Song and coworkers from Xiaolan Hospital of Southern Medical University, China mainly investigated the relationship between characteristics of cerebral peduncle fractional anisotropy values and area on the affected side and limb motor function recovery in patients with negative motor evoked potential after cerebral infarction. Their results showed that the fractional anisotropy values in the cerebral peduncle in patients with negative motor evoked potentials after cerebral infarction decreased most obviously within 1 months after disease onset, and the drop critical value of fractional anisotropy value of 0.36 occurred during this time period, indicating poor limb motor function recovery; patients with negative motor evoked potentials after cerebral infarction presented with a shrunken area of the cerebral peduncle on the affected side at 6 months after disease onset, and even worse outcomes in the subsequent months until 12 months, with a lower limit value of area asymmetry of 0.83, indicating poor limb motor function recovery. These findings, published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 8, No. 29, 2013), revealed the stroke patients with negative motor evoked potential show poor limb motor function recovery.


'/>"/>

Contact: Meng Zhao
eic@nrren.org
86-138-049-98773
Neural Regeneration Research
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Why can Buyang Huanwu Decoction be used to treat stroke?
2. MiR-137, a new target for post-stroke depression?
3. The secrets in the (robotic) stroke
4. Pain management of hemiplegic shoulder pain post stroke
5. Experimental drug reduces brain damage, eliminates brain hemorrhaging in rodents afflicted by stroke
6. UT Dallas researchers find early success in new treatment for stroke recovery
7. Exercise for stroke patients brains
8. SUMO wrestling cells reveal new protective mechanism target for stroke
9. Cleveland Clinic research shows gut bacteria byproduct predicts heart attack and stroke
10. 2 vortex trails with 1 stroke
11. Rice University lab show how blood vessels regroup after stroke
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Why do stroke patients show poor limb motor function recovery?
(Date:10/4/2017)... , Oct. 4, 2017  GCE Solutions, a global clinical research ... and document anonymization solution on October 4, 2017. Shadow is designed ... to comply with policy 0070 of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) ... ... Solutions ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ITHACA, N.Y. , June 23, 2017  IBM ... in dairy research, today announced a new collaboration using ... the chances that the global milk supply is impacted ... project, Cornell University has become the newest academic institution ... Chain, a food safety initiative that includes IBM Research, ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... , May 5, 2017 RAM ... announced a new breakthrough in biometric authentication based ... quantum mechanical properties to perform biometric authentication. These new ... semiconductor material created by Ram Group and its ... entertainment, transportation, supply chains and security. Ram Group ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... United States multicenter, prospective clinical study that demonstrates the accuracy of the ... of identifying clinically significant acute bacterial and viral respiratory tract infections by ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... AMRI, a global contract ... to improve patient outcomes and quality of life, will now be offering its ... attributed to new regulatory requirements for all new drug products, including the finalization ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... 11, 2017 , ... At its national board meeting in ... Sheikh, the co-founder, CEO and chief research scientist of Minnesota-based Advanced Space Technology ... in ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame . ASTER Labs is a technology ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... ... eye wash is a basic first aid supply for any work environment, but most personal ... rinse first if a dangerous substance enters both eyes? It’s one less decision, and likely ... dual eye piece. , “Whether its dirt and debris, or an acid or alkali, getting ...
Breaking Biology Technology: