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NEURAL STEM/PROGENITOR CELLS IN THE POST-ISCHEMIC ENVIRONMENT: Proliferation, Differentiation and Neuroprotection
Stroke is one of the leading causes of chronic disability and death in the Western world. Today, no treatment can repair the cellular loss associated with an ischemic lesion. However, the discovery and dynamic regulation ...
Ultrasound evaluation of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular sources of cerebral embolism
The search for embolic sources has high priority in patients presenting with suspected cerebral embolism. Non-invasive cardiovascular ultrasound is frequently used to reveal the presence of carotid stenosis and cardiac ...
ADL assessments after stroke: aspects on reliability. The stability between raters, instruments and modes of administration
Activities in daily living, ADL are assessed as an outcome of the rehabilitation process or to be able to determine suitable interventions. The overall aim here was to analyse assessments in terms of ADL in order to ...
Screening of cognitive functions. Evaluation of methods and their applicability in neurological rehabilitation.
Screening of cognitive functions Evaluation of methods and their applicability in neurological rehabilitation Caisa Hofgren, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology/Rehabilitation Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the ...
Mild stroke - consequences in everyday life, coping and life satisfaction.
Abstract Aim: The aim of this thesis was to explore the life situation one year after an apparently mild stroke, and to compare life satisfaction between patients and their spouses. Method: Seventy-five patients with ...
Genetic association studies in stroke
Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the most common cause of disability in adults in developed countries. It is a complex disease in which genetic and environmental factors make about equal contributions. A ...