FLUCOG: Preventing Post-Stroke Cognitive Deterioration in Patients with First Lacunar Stroke: A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Trial


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
Funding Unternehmen

Department for Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine

Center for Neurosciences

Principle investigator for the project (Danube University Krems) Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Brainin
Project members Ass. Prof. Dr. Karl Matz
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