Ischemic Nerve Block to Improve Hand Function in Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

This study will determine whether impaired hand function due to stroke can be improved by blocking nerve impulses to the unaffected arm. Following a stroke, the unaffected side of the brain might negatively influence the affected side. Studies in healthy volunteers show that function in one hand improves when ischemic nerve block (inflating a pressure cuff to block nerve impulses) is applied to the forearm of...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 3 March 2008.

1 Mar 2003 21 Mar 2003 Unavailable 1 Jan 2006 1 Jan 2006 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design



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