Four-year prognosis of stroke patients with visuospatial inattention.

  title={Four-year prognosis of stroke patients with visuospatial inattention.},
  author={Mervi Kotila and Madeline Niemi and Ritva Laaksonen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={18 4},
The four-year prognosis of patients with visuospatial inattention in a stroke register (altogether 255 patients) was studied. Sixty-six surviving patients under the age of 65 were examined neurologically and neuropsychologically after 3 months and 1 year from stroke. Fifty-two of these 66 patients were still reexamined after 4 years from onset. Twelve patients with ischaemic brain infarction had visuospatial inattention: 7 had a clear-cut and contralateral neglect and 5 had milder and less… CONTINUE READING

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