Marika Litwin

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Non-linguistic cognitive impairments may limit rehabilitation efficacy in patients with aphasia. The aim of this study was to determine whether post-stroke aphasia was associated with impairments of visuo-spatial working memory and abstract thinking and whether these deficits adversely affected language recovery. METHODS Baseline(More)
OBJECTIVE Few studies confirm that pharmacological treatments support post-stroke recovery. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the combination of levodopa with language therapy improves aphasia rehabilitation. METHODS We did a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study in which twenty patients received levodopa before(More)
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