A randomized, controlled pilot trial testing the effect of cognitive training on the prevention of post-stroke cognitive deterioration in first-ever hemispheric lacunar stroke patients. Neuropsychological assessment was performed at baseline and at three months. Intervention consisted of standardized computer-aided cognitive training sessions up to twice a week. Endpoints were changes in composite scores for speed of mental processing, attention, executive functions, general and working memory.
|Duration||01/01/2003 - 31/12/2007|
|Principle investigator for the project (Danube University Krems)||Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Brainin|
|Project members||Ass. Prof. Dr. Karl Matz|