Recovery of Impairments Early After Stroke "aRISE"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- First-ever unilateral ischemic stroke in the middle cerebral artery territory <24 hours, confirmed by MRI-DWI and/or CT
- Age 18 years or older
- Able to follow one-staged commands
- NIHSS arm score ≥1
- Informed consent after participants' information

Exclusion Criteria

- Modified Rankin Scale score >2 before stroke
- Neurological or other diseases affecting the upper limb(s) before stroke
- Intravenous line in the upper limb(s) which limits assessment
- Contra-indications on ethical grounds
- Expected or known non-compliance to participate in the observational study, severe drug or/and alcohol abuse