Crossover Trial of Subacute Computerized Aphasia Therapy for Anomia With the Addition of Either Levodopa or Placebo

@article{Leemann2011CrossoverTO,
  title={Crossover Trial of Subacute Computerized Aphasia Therapy for Anomia With the Addition of Either Levodopa or Placebo},
  author={Beatrice Leemann and Marina Laganaro and Daphn{\'e} Chetelat-Mabillard and Armin Schnider},
  journal={Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={43 - 47}
}
Background. The effect of levodopa on recovery from aphasia is controversial. Objective. To determine whether levodopa enhances the effect of intensive computer-assisted therapy (CAT) of anomia in the postacute stage of aphasia. Methods. Double-blind multiple case study with intrasubject crossover design comparing the effect of levodopa (100 mg) versus placebo, each given for 2 weeks. Subjects. Twelve patients with onset of aphasia from 2 to 9 weeks after stroke or traumatic brain injury were… Expand
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