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Neural Plasticity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 970136, 10 pages
Review Article

Plasticity of Adult Sensorimotor System in Severe Brain Infarcts: Challenges and Opportunities

1School of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
2Neurology Clincal Division, Hospital das Clinicas, São Paulo University, 05403-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
3Instituto Israelita de Ensino e Pesquisa, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, 05652-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 4 December 2011; Accepted 9 January 2012

Academic Editor: Jacques-Olivier Coq

Copyright © 2012 Annette Sterr and Adriana Bastos Conforto. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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