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Romanian Journal of Neurology, Volume XIV, No. 4, 2015
ISSN 1843-8148  |  e-ISSN 2069-6094
ISSN-L 1843-8148

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VISUAL DISTURBANCES IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE PATIENTS

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ABSTRACT

Stroke represents the main cause of disability in adults. The disability is caused by motor or sensitive impairment, loss of interjoint coordination, spasticity and pathological synergies that occur after stroke. The new directions in motor rehabilitation point at facilitating neuroplasticity by multimodal stimulation, like virtual reality, or by active assistance in task specific training, like rehabilitation robots associated or not with functional electrical stimulation (FES). The aim of this article is, on one hand, to analize the way in which the existing robots face the biomechanical chalenges of modeling the upper limb's movements and, on the other hand, to evaluate the efficiency of robotics in rehabilitation, by pointing out the results of the existing clinical trials. Finally, possible directions for future research are discussed.

Keywords: visual disturbances, amacrine cells, dopamine deficit, Optical Coherence Tomography

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