Table 2: Summary of the case series (M: male, F: female, MCA: middle cerebral artery, PTCA: percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, CABG: coronary artery bypass graft, TA: tibialis anterior muscle, MMT: manual muscle test, MAS: modified Ashworth scale, URS: usability rating scale, OGA: observational gait analysis, MRI: magnetic resonance imaging).

CaseAge/genderMRI diagnosisComorbiditiesYear of strokeTA MMTAnkle MASURSPre versus postintervention OGA

131/MRight MCA stroke: infarct in right basal ganglia, fronto-temporal, and perisylvian grey and white matter.None20081+3EasyImprovement

258/FLeft MCA stroke: acute non-hemorrhagic infarct in left basal ganglia and paraventricular white matter/corona radiate with lacunar infarct in left high frontal pre-central cortex.Diabetes, hypertension, post-PTCA20092−2EasyNo change

372/FRight basal ganglia infarct: gliotic area and old hemorrhagic remnant in right basal ganglia and thalamus with chronic ischemic changes in the brain.Hypertension20063−2Moderately difficultImprovement

463/MLeft MCA stroke including basal ganglia: infarct in the territory supplied by left Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA) including basal ganglia.Diabetes mellitus type II, hypertension200922EasyNo change

573/MLeft MCA stroke.Post-CABG20103−1+EasyImprovement

676/FRight MCA stroke, including basal ganglia.Post-CABG20093−1+EasyNo change

765/FLeft MCA stroke, including basal ganglia and subcortical white matter.None200913EasyNo change