Improved naming after TMS treatments in a chronic, global aphasia patient--case report.

  title={Improved naming after TMS treatments in a chronic, global aphasia patient--case report.},
  author={Margaret A. Naeser and Paula I. Martin and M Catherine Nicholas and Errol Baker and Heidi E Seekins and Nancy Helm-Estabrooks and Carol Cayer-Meade and Masahito Kobayashi and Hugo Th{\'e}oret and Felipe Fregni and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Tormos and Jacquie Kurland and Karl W. Doron and Alvaro Pascual-Leone},
  volume={11 3},
We report improved ability to name pictures at 2 and 8 months after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatments to the pars triangularis portion of right Broca's homologue in a 57 year-old woman with severe nonfluent/global aphasia (6.5 years post left basal ganglia bleed, subcortical lesion). TMS was applied at 1 Hz, 20 minutes a day, 10 days, over a two-week period. She received no speech therapy during the study. One year after her TMS treatments, she entered speech… CONTINUE READING
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