Wireless Brain-computer-interface-controlled Neurorehabilitation System for Patients With Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- cerebrovascular accident (CVA) for the first time
- between 4 months and 2 years after onset of CVA
- diagnosis of CVA proved by brain computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- motor status of CVA-affected proximal upper extremity: equals to or better than Brunnström stage IV
- ability to understand verbal commands and cooperate with test procedures

Exclusion Criteria

- pain in the CVA-affected upper extremity, which adversely influences function
- severe joint contracture in the CVA-affected upper extremity
- strong spasticity (Modified Ashworth scale >3)
- poorly controlled epilepsy
- inability to undergo MRI for medical or other reasons