Interhemispheric disconnection syndrome in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Lakmache1998InterhemisphericDS,
  title={Interhemispheric disconnection syndrome in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Y Lakmache and Maryse Lassonde and Serge Gauthier and J Y Frigon and Franco Lepore},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1998},
  volume={95 15},
  pages={9042-6}
}
It is commonly acknowledged that patients with Alzheimer's disease show memory and cognitive deficits that result from their cerebral histopathological abnormalities. We report new evidence showing that they also manifest deficits in interhemispheric integration of information, probably reflecting a corpus callosum dysfunction. Patients were given a battery of motor, somatosensory, and visual tests that had to be carried out by using either one or both hemispheres. Tasks were chosen such that… CONTINUE READING

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