FMRI in Monitoring Intracerebral Stem Cell Implantation for Chronic Stroke Patients

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Old stroke half an year ~3 year
- One-sided MCA infarction
- NIHSS stroke scale: 9-20

Exclusion Criteria

- Pacemaker
- Cerebral aneurysm clips
- Neurostimulator
- Metallic heart valves
- IUD
- Joint replacement
- Metal plates
- Bone or joint pins
- Vena cava filters
- Embolization coils
- Cochlear implants
- Greenfieid filer
- Seizures
- Claustrophobia
- Bullet/gunshot
- Prosthesis (non-removeable)
- Artificial limbs (non-removeable)
- Surgical slips
- Metal screws or pins>
- Shrapnel/metallic fragments
- Harrington rod
- Insulin pump
- Ever had metal removed from in or around the eye
- Ever been metal worker (i.e., welder, machinist)
- Non-removeable hearing aids
- Birdnest or Gianturco filter
- Pregnant