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We investigated the effect of electromyography (EMG)-triggered neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES; EMG-stim) on functional recovery of the hemiparetic hand and the related cortical activation pattern in chronic stroke patients. We enrolled 14 stroke patients, who were randomly assigned to the EMG-stim (n=7) or the control groups (n=7). The EMG-stim(More)
This study shows that cilostazol displayed a potent inhibition of PARP with IC(50) of 883+/-41 nM in the enzyme assay, and also significantly reversed H(2)O(2)-evoked elevated PARP activity and reduced NAD(+) levels in the PC12 cells with improvement of cell viability. In in vivo study, inhibition of PARP activity by cilostazol prevented cerebral ischemic(More)
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