Dr. Walter Koroshetz, deputy director of the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), said few studies have compared stroke therapies and provided evidence "in such very rigorous fashion."
"So this is probably the tip of the iceberg," he said. "It's precedent-setting . . . with very practical results."
Funding for the study was provided by NINDS and the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research.
To learn more about strokes, visit the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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