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The General Use of Robots in Stroke Recovery

2014-10-03 16:35:36 | BioPortfolio

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-10-03T16:35:36-0400

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Study of Robot-assisted Arm Therapy for Acute Stroke Patients

The purpose of this study is to compare standard occupational therapy to a combination of conventional (standard) and robotic therapy. The Reo Go device will provide robotic therapy that g...

Robotic Training for Stroke Neurorehabilitation

The overall goal is to further develop a robotic exoskeleton for neurorehabilitation of arm function after stroke. The investigators previously developed a novel training protocol that com...

Assessment of a Upper Limb Robotic Device in Stroke Patients

The objectives of this phase II clinical study are: evaluate the efficacy, safety, patient adeherence and clinical applicability of a new robotic device for patients with stroke at a physi...

Robotic Assisted Upper-Limb Neurorehabilitation in Stroke Patients

This study will compare robotic training with usual care and intensive comparison therapy to attempt to improve upper extremity function.

Rehabilitation of the Stroke Hand at Home

The purpose of this research is to evaluate a therapy delivery system for stroke patients that provide accessible, affordable stroke care. User-friendly home therapy robots and a telerehab...

PubMed Articles [10372 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Effectiveness of robotic assisted rehabilitation for mobility and functional ability in adult stroke patients: a systematic review.

Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability, and rehabilitation, involving repetitive, high intensity, task-specific exercises, is the pathway to restoring motor skills. Robotic assistive device...

An overview of robotic/mechanical devices for post-stroke thumb rehabilitation.

This article aims to clarify the current state-of-the-art of robotic/mechanical devices for post-stroke thumb rehabilitation as well as the anatomical characteristics and motions of the thumb that are...

Influence of beta-blocker therapy on the risk of infections and death in patients at high risk for stroke induced immunodepression.

Stroke-induced immunodepression is a well characterized complication of acute ischemic stroke. In experimental studies beta-blocker therapy reversed stroke-induced immunodepression, reduced infection ...

Patent foramen ovale closure versus medical therapy in cases with cryptogenic stroke, meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

PFO is more common in cases with cryptogenic stroke compared to cases with no stroke or stroke of identified etiology. Several randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing PFO closure with medical th...

The Benefit of a Triage System to Expedite Acute Stroke Head Computed Tomography Interpretations.

We developed and tested a triage system to accelerate the interpretation of stroke head computed tomographies (CTs), with the goal of optimizing the time available for acute stroke therapy.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Restoration of functions to the maximum degree possible in a person or persons suffering from a stroke.

Stroke caused by lacunar infarction or other small vessel diseases of the brain. It features hemiparesis (see PARESIS), hemisensory, or hemisensory motor loss.

Preliminary cancer therapy (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone/endocrine therapy, immunotherapy, hyperthermia, etc.) that precedes a necessary second modality of treatment.

A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)

A condition caused by the failure of body to dissipate heat in an excessively hot environment or during PHYSICAL EXERTION in a hot environment. Contrast to HEAT EXHAUSTION, the body temperature in heat stroke patient is dangerously high with red, hot skin accompanied by DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.

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