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OBJECTIVE To reveal differences of cerebral activation related to language functions in post-operative temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) patients. METHODS Right (RTL) and left temporal lobe (LTL) resected patients, and healthy controls were studied using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Only patients with complete left-hemispheric language(More)
In this study, we present long-term results from patients with medial temporal lobe (MTL) epilepsy treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS). Since 2001, 11 patients (8M) with refractory MTL epilepsy underwent MTL DBS. When unilateral DBS failed to decrease seizures by > 90%, a switch to bilateral MTL DBS was proposed. After a mean follow-up of 8.5 years(More)
When people are confronted with social dilemmas, their decision-making strategies tend to be associated with individual social preferences; prosocials have an intrinsic willingness to cooperate, while proselfs need extrinsic motivators signaling personal gain. In this study, the biological roots for the proselfs/prosocials concept are explored by(More)
BACKGROUND [(11)C]-3-amino-4-(2-dimethylaminomethyl-phenylsulfanyl)-benzonitrile ([(11)C]DASB) is currently the mostly used radiotracer for positron emission tomography (PET) quantitative studies of the serotonin transporter (SERT) in the human brain but has never been validated in dogs. The first objective was therefore to evaluate normal [(11)C]DASB(More)
Acquired stuttering with differential manifestation in different languages: A case study Communication attitude of Italian children who do and do not stutter Differential levels of speech and manual dysfluency in adults who stutter during simultaneous drawing and speaking tasks
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