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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Siekierka-Kleiser, EM; Kleiser, R; Wohlschlager, AM; Freund, HJ; Seitz, RJ 
Title:
Quantitative Assessment of Recovery from Motor Hemineglect in Acute Stroke Patients. 
Abstract:
Background and Purpose: Motor hemineglect is characterized by an underutilization of one side of the body. It is a higher-order motor disorder that resembles hemiplegia although being substantially different from it due to a preserved motor output system. Its role for poststroke recovery is still unclear. Methods: We studied 52 patients presenting with acute hemiparetic stroke over the first 7 days after symptom onset. Nineteen patients had unilateral motor hemineglect. Impairment was clinically...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Cerebrovasc Dis 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
21 
Journal issue:
5-6 
Pages contribution:
307-314 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1015-9770 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik