- Brain activation during manipulation of the myoelectric prosthetic hand: a functional magnetic resonance imaging studyMasaharu Maruishi
Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hiroshima Prefectural Rehabilitation Center, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
Neuroimage 21:1604-11. 2004..The results suggest that the EMG prosthetic hand might be recognized in the brain as a high-performance alternative to a real hand, being controlled through a "mirror system" in the brain...
- Compensatory cortical activation during performance of an attention task by patients with diffuse axonal injury: a functional magnetic resonance imaging studyM Maruishi
Hiroshima Higher Brain Function Center, Taguchi, Saijo, Higashihiroshima, Japan
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:168-73. 2007..To determine how cortical compensation occurs in higher cognitive systems during the recovery phase of diffuse axonal injury (DAI)...
- Rehabilitation technique facilitates association cortices in hemiparetic patients: functional MRI studyM Maruishi
Hiroshima Prefectural Rehabilitation Center, Hiroshima, Japan
Acta Neurochir Suppl 87:75-8. 2003..These facilitative rehabilitation techniques may integrate networks between sensory information and motor commands, and lead to functional reorganization...
- Modulations of input-output properties of corticospinal tract neurons by repetitive dynamic index finger abductionsSusumu Yahagi
Division of Sports and Health Sciences, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, 1717 Ohtsuka, Numata cho, Asaminami ku, Hiroshima, Japan
Exp Brain Res 161:255-64. 2005..Thus, we conclude that motor adaptation after repetitive dynamic muscle contractions probably occurs less specifically and due to susceptible modulations of spinal motoneurons reflected in the integrative functions of CTNs...