Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

poststroke affective disorders

Using of virtual reality technology in acute cerebral stroke and their influense on post-stroke affective disorders

Year: 2014, volume 10 Issue: №4 Pages: 824-827
Heading: Neurology Article type: Original article
Authors: Maslyuk О.А., Smolentseva I.G., Amosova N.A., Shevchenko N.S., Milagina V.S.
Organization: State Scientific Research Center n.a. A.I. Burnasyan — Federal Medical Biophysical Center of Federal Medical Biological Agency

Aim. The study of virtual reality technology in the rehabilitation of patients with cerebral stroke and influence on post stroke affective disorder. Materials and methods. The study included 88 patients with ischemic stroke: 59 men (67%) and 29 women (33%). The average age of the patients was 62,05 ± 11,74 years. In the study group included 46 patients, 44 patients in the control group. The groups were matched by age, time from the begin of disease, severity of disease, the severity of motor, affective and cognitive impairments. In addition, in the study group to the program of early rehabilitation to use individual training with virtual reality technology (BTS NIRVANA). The duration of the training was 21 days, 3 times a week for 40 minutes. Results. On the background of rehabilitation in the study group patients had a significant reduced of neurological deficit (p

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