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Research Article

Gait Impairment in a Rat Model of Focal Cerebral Ischemia

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Focal cerebral ischemia significantly affected cadence and base of support (BOS). (a) MCAO animals showed a decreased number of steps per second (cadence) when walking along the CatWalk runway at postoperative days 6 and 42. (b) Ischemic animals showed significantly larger hindlimb BOS at postoperative day 42. All values are given as mean ± SD. Statistics: ** versus sham-operated group.

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