Stroke caused by acute occlusion of basilar artery (AOBA) produces high risk of death. In eligible patients, thrombolysis significantly reduces mortality and disability r... Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • We sought to compare the effects of a radio frequency–controlled neuroprosthesis on gait stability and symmetry to the effects obtained with a standard ankle-foot orthosis (AFO). A total of 15 patients (mean age: 52.2±3.6 years) with prior chronic hemiparesis resulting from stroke or traumatic brain injury (5.9±1.5 year) whose walking was impaired by footdrop and regularly used an AFO participated...

publication date

  • January 1, 2009