Journal article

Progressive plastic changes in the hand representation of the primary motor cortex parallel incomplete recovery from a unilateral section of the corticospinal tract at cervical level in monkeys

  • Schmidlin, Eric Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Sciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Wannier, Thierry Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Sciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland - Brain Research Institute, Department of Neuromorphology, University and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Bloch, Jocelyne Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery Clinic, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Rouiller, Eric M. Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Sciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
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    24.07.2004
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  • Brain Research. - 2004, vol. 1017, no. 172-182
English After a sub-total hemisection of the cervical cord at level C7/C8 in monkeys, a paralysis of the homolateral hand is rapidly followed by an incomplete recovery of manual dexterity, reaching a plateau after about 40–50 days, whose extent appears related to the size of the lesion. During a few days after the lesion, the hand representation in the contralateral motor cortex disappeared, replaced... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences et de médecine
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Département de Médecine
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  • English
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Medicine
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