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Neuroplasticity in post-stroke aphasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of functional imaging studies of reorganization of language processing Neuroplasticity in Post-Stroke Aphasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Functional Imaging Studies of Reorganization of Language Processing | Neurobiology of Language | MIT Press Journals Create a new account Email Can't sign in? Forgot your password? Enter your email address below and we will send you the reset instructions Email (...) Quick Email Links To submit proposals to either launch new journals or bring an existing journal to MIT Press, please contact Director for Journals and Open Access, Nick Lindsay at To submit an article please follow the submission guidelines for the appropriate journal(s). > > > > Neuroplasticity in Post-Stroke Aphasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Functional Imaging Studies of Reorganization of Language Processing Article navigation More About Neurobiology of Language Journal Resources
Computerised speech and language therapy or attention control added to usual care for people with long-term post-stroke aphasia: the Big CACTUS three-arm RCT Computerised speech and language therapy or attention control added to usual care for people with long-term post-stroke aphasia: the Big CACTUS three-arm RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found
Computerised speech and language therapy can help people with aphasia find words following a stroke. The studyPalmer R, Dimairo M, Cooper C, et al. Self-managed, computerised speech and language therapy for patients with chronic aphasia post-stroke compared with usual care or attention control (Big CACTUS): a multicentre, single-blinded, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurol 2019;18:821-33.This project was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 12/21/01
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving aphasia in adults with aphasia after stroke. Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide and aphasia among survivors is common. Current speech and language therapy (SLT) strategies have only limited effectiveness in improving aphasia. A possible adjunct to SLT for improving SLT outcomes might be non-invasive brain stimulation by transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to modulate cortical excitability and hence (...) to improve aphasia.To assess the effects of tDCS for improving aphasia in people who have had a stroke.We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register (June 2018), CENTRAL (Cochrane Library, June 2018), MEDLINE (1948 to June 2018), Embase (1980 to June 2018), CINAHL (1982 to June 2018), AMED (1985 to June 2018), Science Citation Index (1899 to June 2018), and seven additional databases. We also searched trial registers and reference lists, handsearched conference proceedings and contacted authors
Gender differences in post-stroke aphasia rates are caused by age. A meta-analysis and database query Sex differences in post-stroke aphasia rates are caused by age. A meta-analysis and database query | bioRxiv Search for this keyword New Results Sex differences in post-stroke aphasia rates are caused by age. A meta-analysis and database query Mikkel Wallentin doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/407296 Mikkel Wallentin 1 Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Semiotics, Aarhus University (...) , Jens Chr. Skous Vej 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark 2 Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience, Aarhus University Hospital , Denmark 3 Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University , Denmark For correspondence: Abstract Background Studies have suggested that aphasia rates are different in men and women following stroke. One hypothesis says that men have more lateralized language function than women. Given unilateral stroke, this would lead to a prediction of men having higher aphasia rates than
, Lincoln NB. Spontaneous recovery of language in patients with aphasia between 4 and 34 weeks after stroke. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry . 1985; 48 (8):743-8. [PubMed: ]. [PubMed Central: ]. 20. Kertesz A, McCabe P. Recovery Patterns and Prognosis in Aphasia. Brain . 1977; 100 (1):1-18. doi: . 21. Borod JC, Carper JM, Naeser M. Long-term language recovery in left-handed aphasic patients. Aphasiology . 1990; 4 (6):561-72. doi: . 22. Basso A. Aphasia in left-handers *1Comparison of aphasia profiles (...) Types of Neuroplasticity and Factors Affecting Language Recovery in Patients with Aphasia: A Systematic Review Types of Neuroplasticity and Factors Affecting Language Recovery in Patients with Aphasia: A Systematic Review | Archives of Neuroscience | Full Text ARTICLE AUTHORS ARTICLE INFO Archives of Neuroscience Approved by the Scientific and Research Publications, IR Iran Articles About Journal , Ehsan Hemmati , Leila Ghasisin , 1 Student Research Committee, Isfahan University of Medical
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Does Not Improve Language Outcome in Subacute Poststroke Aphasia The aim of the present study is to investigate the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on word-finding treatment outcome in subacute poststroke aphasia.In this multi-center, double-blind, randomized controlled trial with 6-month follow-up, we included 58 patients with subacute aphasia (<3 months poststroke), who were enrolled in a stroke rehabilitation program. Patients
Effects of multimodal communication program on patients with chronic aphasia: a single-subject A-B-A design study Aphasia as a common consequence of stroke, is an acquired neurologic communication disorder that can affect symbol language processing. Different types of intervention approaches have been introduced. Multimodal Communication Program (MCP) is a new augmentative alternative communication approach in chronic aphasia. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of MCP (...) on communication skills of patients with chronic aphasia.This prospective, single subject, A-B-A design study was done during 2016 in Semnan, Iran. Participants were two patients with severe aphasia with a single left-hemisphere stroke. Three phases, including baseline, intervention and follow-up were administered. The patients received nine-hour intervention, over 10 working days.Three different scores were calculated for each patient: verbal efforts, the frequency of each modality and the accuracy
â€˜I felt pain. Deep painâ€¦â€™: Experiences of primary caregivers of stroke survivors with aphasia in a South African township Aphasia is an acquired impairment in language and in the cognitive processes that underlie language. Aphasia affects the quality of life of the person with aphasia (PWA) and his or her families in various ways in diverse contexts and cultures. It is therefore important that speech language therapists understand how different contextual and cultural factors may mediate (...) were analysed according to the principles of thematic analysis.Findings indicated that caregivers are unfamiliar with aphasia and the support available to them. Participants experienced frustration and found communication to be challenging owing to their lack of communication strategies. The participants' experiences reflected their context-specific experiences, such as feminisation of caregiving, barriers to healthcare, the influence of low health literacy and contextual perspectives on stroke
Efficacy of intensive aphasia therapy in patients with chronic stroke: a randomised controlled trial Recent evidence has fuelled the debate on the role of massed practice in the rehabilitation of chronic post-stroke aphasia. Here, we further determined the optimal daily dosage and total duration of intensive speech-language therapy.Individuals with chronic aphasia more than 1 year post-stroke received Intensive Language-Action Therapy in a randomised, parallel-group, blinded-assessment (...) , controlled trial. Participants were randomly assigned to one of two outpatient groups who engaged in either highly-intensive practice (Group I: 4 hours daily) or moderately-intensive practice (Group II: 2 hours daily). Both groups went through an initial waiting period and two successive training intervals. Each phase lasted 2 weeks. Co-primary endpoints were defined after each training interval.Thirty patients-15 per group-completed the study. A primary outcome measure (Aachen Aphasia Test) revealed
in the brain. However, because fluency is a multi-dimensional term based on factors that can dissociate (grammatical accuracy, rate of speech, prosody, effort, articulatory precision, hesitations), it is often difficult to judge. A patient can be fluent on one dimension and non-fluent on another. Therefore, there is often disagreement between two people in judging fluency of an aphasic individual. Fluent aphasias are typically due to lesions posterior to the central sulcus: Wernicke aphasia with fluent (...) /17431404?tool=bestpractice.com Saur D, Kreher BW, Schnell S, et al. Ventral and dorsal pathways for language. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Nov 18;105(46):18035-40. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2584675/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19004769?tool=bestpractice.com Follow-up treatment After identifying and treating the underlying cause of aphasia, such as acute stroke or herpes encephalitis, patients may have a residual aphasia. Such aphasic individuals benefit from referral
Combined Dextroamphetamine and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Poststroke Aphasia. There is a growing need for various effective adjunctive treatment options for speech recovery after stroke. A pharmacological agent combined with noninvasive brain stimulation has not been previously reported for poststroke aphasia recovery. In this "proof of concept" study, we aimed to test the safety of a combined intervention consisting of dextroamphetamine, transcranial direct current stimulation (...) , and speech and language therapy in subjects with nonfluent aphasia. Ten subjects with chronic nonfluent aphasia underwent two experiments where they received dextroamphetamine or placebo along with transcranial direct current stimulation and speech and language therapy on two separate days. The Western Aphasia Battery-Revised was used to monitor changes in speech performance. No serious adverse events were observed. There was no significant increase in blood pressure with amphetamine or deterioration
The Consequences of the Consequences: The Impact of the Environment on People With Aphasia Over Time Understanding the impact of the environment on the participation of people with aphasia depends on one's perspective. A long-term perspective provides a unique insight into the myriad of ways in which the environment can influence the participation of people living with aphasia over decades. In this article, the authors present the real-life story of "Hank," who has lived with aphasia for more (...) than 15 years. The authors consider how 2 different conceptual frameworks-the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and the Social Determinants of Health-account for Hank's experience. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health is useful to conceptualize the range of factors that influence living with aphasia at a particular point in time. In contrast, the Social Determinants of Health is useful to conceptualize the cumulative impact
Speech therapy for treatment of adults with primary progressive aphasia Speech therapy for treatment of adults with primary progressive aphasia Speech therapy for treatment of adults with primary progressive aphasia HAYES, Inc. Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation HAYES, Inc.. Speech therapy for treatment of adults with primary progressive aphasia (...) . Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief Publication. 2016 Authors' conclusions Description of Technology: Speech therapy is effective for patients with acquired aphasia (e.g., after a stroke). Speech therapy in patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and other forms of aphasia should be tailored to the needs of the patient, the caregiver, and the progression of the patient's underlying disease. Speech therapy is necessarily subjective, and the selection of activities during therapy
Meta-Analysis of Constraint-Induced Language Therapy in Aphasia '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> '/> Meta-Analysis of Constraint-Induced Language Therapy in Aphasia E-mail this Article Original Article Sae Mi Hong, Jin Kyung Kang, Bora Eom, Young Tae Kim, Jee Eun Sung, Hyun Sub Sim, Pil Yeon Jeong DOI : Your Name * Your E-mail * Recipient's E-mail * Message / 500 characters | | | | | > > Article 실어증 환자들을 위한 CILT 중재 효과에 대한 메타분석 Original Article Commun Sci (...) Disord 2016; 21(1): 162-173. Published online: March 31, 2016 DOI: 실어증 환자들을 위한 CILT 중재 효과에 대한 메타분석 a, b , b , b , b , b , b , b a 서울아산병원 재활의학과 b 이화여자대학교 언어병리학과 Meta-Analysis of Constraint-Induced Language Therapy in Aphasia a, b , b , b , b , b , b , b a Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea b Department of Communication Disorders, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea Correspondence: Young Tae Kim, PhD Department of Communication Disorders, Ewha Womans University
Aphasia rehabilitation best practice statements Aphasia Rehabilitation Best Practice Statements 2014 Comprehensive supplement to the Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway www.aphasiapathway.com.au 2 Aphasia Rehabilitation Best Practice Statements 2014 ComprehensivesupplementtotheAustralianAphasiaRehabilitationPathway Contents :: PART 1 - INTRODUCTION 3 DEVELOPMENT OF THE BEST PRACTICE STATEMENTS 3 UNDERSTANDING THE PRESENTATION OF THE STATEMENTS 4 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 6 PART 2 - APHASIA (...) :: REFERENCE LIST 44 3 Aphasia Rehabilitation Best Practice Statements 2014 ComprehensivesupplementtotheAustralianAphasiaRehabilitationPathway PART 1 - INTRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT OF THE BEST PRACTICE STATEMENTS This document presents best practice statements for aphasia rehabilitation developed by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded Centre for Clinical Research Excellence (CCRE) in Aphasia Rehabilitation. The CCRE in Aphasia Rehabilitation is an Australian research group that has