Sandrine Gramigna

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BACKGROUND The occlusion of the lateral thalamic arteries leads to infarcts of ventrolateral thalamic nuclei, the ventroposterior nucleus, and the rostrolateral part of pulvinar, and produces hemisensory loss with or without hemiataxia. Cognitive impairment after such strokes has not been systematically studied. OBJECTIVE To determine the nature and the(More)
BACKGROUND Modafinil has anecdotal response to neurological fatigue, but such an effect may depend on the type and location of cerebral impairment. OBJECTIVES It was the aim of this study to compare fatigue observed in different neurological pathologies, to evaluate the tolerability to modafinil, and to describe changes in subjective fatigue. METHODS We(More)
Impairment after stroke may have acute and long-lasting psychological implications. Additionally, organic brain dysfunction also appears to play an important role in poststroke affective modifications. Emotional state is multidetermined and can be specifically modified by alteration of some brain networks. This article illustrates a certain number of acute(More)
INTRODUCTION Fatigue is a complex, subjective experience, frequent in multiple sclerosis (MS) and stroke patients. The tiredness these patients experience can take on many features depending not only on the cerebral location of the lesions and mood aspects, but also on the pathophysiology of the disease. Thus, it is reasonable to expect that fatigue may(More)
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