Upper Limb Function and Visuospatial Exploration After Stroke

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Subjects of 18 years and older with chronic ischemic stroke (> 6 month) restricted to one hemisphere (confirmed by CT/MRI)
- With impairments in upper limb function and at least partial ability to lift the arm against gravity, flex and extend the fingers
- Without relevant pre-existing limitations in arm and hand function (orthopaedic, muscular, neurologic)
- Written informed consent after participants's information

Exclusion Criteria

- Increased muscle tone in the upper limb with limited rang of motion
- Severe sensory deficits in the upper limb
- Clinically significant concomitant disease (affecting the upper limb or impaired vision, e.g. due to glaucoma etc.)
- Contraindications on ethical grounds (vulnerable persons)
- Known or suspected non-compliance, drug or alcohol abuse
- Severe communication or cognitive deficits, that cause inability to follow the procedures