[Cerebral plasticity: from bench to bedside in stroke treatment].

Abstract

It has long been believed that cerebral lesions were irreversible in the adult human brain. However, the spontaneous improvement in functional outcome observed in the following weeks after cerebral ischemia suggests plasticity phenomenons involving postischemic neuronal network reorganization. Regarding the large prevalence of stroke in industrialized… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.revmed.2009.08.014

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