Elements virtual rehabilitation improves motor, cognitive, and functional outcomes in adult stroke: evidence from a randomized controlled pilot study

Authors: Jeffrey M. Rogers, Jonathan Duckworth, Sandy Middleton, Bert Steenbergen & Peter H. Wilson

Journal: Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation

Year Published: 2019

Background: Virtual reality technologies show potential as effective rehabilitation tools following neuro-trauma. In particular, the Elements system, involving customized surface computing and tangible interfaces, produces strong treatment effects for upper-limb and cognitive function following traumatic brain […]

Computerized vs. Paper-Pencil Assessment of Cognitive Change following Acute Ischemic Stroke

Authors: Maude-Marie Gagnon, Robert Laforce Jr

Journal: Journal of Neurological Disorders

Year Published: 2017

Importance: Cognitive impairment is common among patients with stroke and early recognition can optimize patient care. Objective: To determine the validity of computerized cognitive testing in an adult population with acute ischemic stroke. Design: Validation study […]

Embolic protection in patients undergoing transaortic transcatheter aortic valve replacement: initial experience with the TriGuard HDH embolic deflection device

Authors: Francisco Campelo-Parada, Ander Regueiro, Eric Dumont, Robert DeLarochellière, Jean-Michel Paradis, Siamak Mohammadi, Daniel Doyle, Josep Rodés-Cabau

Journal: Journal of Cardiac Surgery

Year Published: 2016

Background: Stroke remains one of the most worrisome complications following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). This pilot study evaluates the safety, feasibility, and exploratory efficacy of the TriGuard HDH embolic deflection device (Keystone Heart Ltd., Caesarea, […]

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