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Progress of motor recovery-related neuroplasticity after stroke in MRI studies
WU Yonger  LI Jing  LI Li  HOU Siyuan 

Cite this article as: WU Y E, LI J, LI L, et al. Progress of motor recovery-related neuroplasticity after stroke in MRI studies[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(12): 132-135, 155. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.12.023.

[Abstract] The most prevalent and impactful poststroke consequence is motor impairment. Motor function recovery after stroke is significantly linked to neuronal plasticity and reorganization. MRI techniques have been utilized to study neuroplasticity in vivo. This article aims to review the significant recent achievements in MRI-related motor function recovery after stroke from the perspectives of gray matter morphology, white matter microstructure and functional activitiy, which help to clarify the neural mechanisms underlying the recovery and provide theoretical basis of motor function rehabilitation methods for stroke patients.
[Keywords] stroke;motor disorder;hemiplegia;neuronal plasticity;magnetic resonance imaging

WU Yonger1   LI Jing2*   LI Li3   HOU Siyuan1  

1 Department of Acupuncture and Rehabilitation, Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (Jiangsu Province Hospital of Chinese Medicine), Nanjing 210029, China

2 Department of Radiology, Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (Jiangsu Province Hospital of Chinese Medicine), Nanjing 210029, China

3 Department of Neurology, Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (Jiangsu Province Hospital of Chinese Medicine), Nanjing 210029, China

Corresponding author: LI J, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Medical Research Project of Jiangsu Provincial Health and Health Commission (No. Z2021002); Jiangsu Provincial Traditional Chinese Medicine Science and Technology Program (No. MS2021012).
Received  2023-06-14
Accepted  2023-11-06
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.12.023
Cite this article as: WU Y E, LI J, LI L, et al. Progress of motor recovery-related neuroplasticity after stroke in MRI studies[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(12): 132-135, 155. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.12.023.

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