Changes in muscle fiber density following a stroke.

@article{Lukcs2009ChangesIM,
  title={Changes in muscle fiber density following a stroke.},
  author={Mikl{\'o}s Luk{\'a}cs and L{\'a}szl{\'o} V{\'e}csei and S{\'a}ndor Beniczky},
  journal={Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={120 8},
  pages={1539-42}
}
OBJECTIVES Previous studies have revealed a selective functional loss of the large, high-threshold motor units in the paretic muscles after lesion of the upper motor neuron. We set out to study the degree and the time course of the reorganization of the motor units following a stroke. METHODS Examinations were performed on 59 patients with a unilateral ischemic stroke in the territory of the middle cerebral artery, and on 42 healthy controls. The duration of hemiparesis ranged from 2 weeks to… CONTINUE READING
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