Long-term assessment of post-stroke recovery shows increased intrinsic connectivity

Takeaway

  • Increased intrinsic connectivity is a mechanism that helps to maintain clinical function in patients with irreversible brain structural damage.

Why this matters

  • Identifying the role that intrinsic connectivity changes play in post-stroke clinical recovery and brain structural damage may lead to better recommendations for long-term stroke rehabilitation.

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