The extent of recovery from aphasia following ischemic stroke has been evaluated by a quantitative method. The greatest improvement was observed during the first 3 months following onset. The rate of recovery was similar for expression and for comprehension, but comprehension was usually less disturbed than expression. Final prognosis depends on the type of… (More)
Two patients suffering from a left thalamus infarct were studied over a long period. The precise location of the lesion has been demonstrated by the C.T. scan. In spite of the absence of any cortical lesion, both presented with aphasia and other neuropsychological disorders (left-right confusion, dyscalculia and possible finger agnosia). Their speech… (More)
A prospective brain scanning study using technetium 99m pertechnetate was performed in 84 patients with cerebral infarction. No correlation was found between vascular angiographic findings and the frequency of positive scans. A comparison with clinical motor and mental evaluation showed a good correlation between abnormal scans (58 percent) and poor initial… (More)
(2013) Development of predictive genetic tests for improving the safety of new medicines: the utilization of routinely collected electronic health records. Drug discovery today. Full title: Development of predictive genetic tests for improving the safety of new medicines: a concept paper on the utilisation of routinely collected electronic health records… (More)
The palmo-mental reflex has been described, together with other neurological signs, in senile dementia. It is, however, found in normal adults, where its frequency increases with age. In vascular hemiplegia it has a considerably higher incidence, nevertheless it is not a sign of mental deterioration.