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Table 1 Neurological evaluation of rats after MCAO [29]

From: A microsurgical procedure for middle cerebral artery occlusion by intraluminal monofilament insertion technique in the rat: a special emphasis on the methodology

Score Evaluation
0 No apparent deficit
1 Contralateral forelimb flexion
2 Decreased grip of the contralateral forelimb while tail pulled
3 Spontaneous movement in all directions; contralateral circling only if pulled by tail
4 Spontaneous contralateral circling