Journal article

Reduction of the hand representation in the ipsilateral primary motor cortex following unilateral section of the corticospinal tract at cervical level in monkeys

  • Schmidlin, Eric Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Wannier, Thierry Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, 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
  • Belhaj-Saïf, Abderraouf Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Wyss, Alexander F. Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Rouiller, Eric M. Unit of Physiology and Program in Neurosciences, Department of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
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    30.08.2005
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  • BMC Neuroscience. - 2005, vol. 6, no. 56
English <p>Background:</p> After sub-total hemi-section of cervical cord at level C7/C8 in monkeys, the ipsilesional hand exhibited a paralysis for a couple of weeks, followed by incomplete recovery of manual dexterity, reaching a plateau after 40–50 days. Recently, we demonstrated that the level of the plateau was related to the size of the lesion and that progressive plastic changes of the motor map... 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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Biology
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