Contrasting acute and slow-growing lesions: a new door to brain plasticity.

@article{Desmurget2007ContrastingAA,
  title={Contrasting acute and slow-growing lesions: a new door to brain plasticity.},
  author={Michel Desmurget and François Bonnetblanc and Hugues Duffau},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={130 Pt 4},
  pages={898-914}
}
The concept of plasticity describes the mechanisms that rearrange cerebral organization following a brain injury. During the last century, plasticity has been mainly investigated in humans with acute strokes. It was then shown: (i) that the brain is organized into highly specialized functional areas, often designated 'eloquent' areas and (ii) that a lesion… CONTINUE READING
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