Naming decline after left anterior temporal lobectomy correlates with pathological status of resected hippocampus.

@article{Davies1998NamingDA,
  title={Naming decline after left anterior temporal lobectomy correlates with pathological status of resected hippocampus.},
  author={Keith G. Davies and Brian D. Bell and A. K. Bush and B. P. Hermann and F. Curtis Dohan and A S Jaap},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1998},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={407-19}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the determinants of postoperative change in visual confrontation naming ability and the differential sensitivity of two common tests of confrontation naming. METHODS In a group of 99 patients undergoing lobectomy of the left, language-dominant anterior temporal lobe, we examined naming ability using two measures: the 60 item Boston Naming Test (BNT), and the Visual Naming (VN) subtest of the Multilingual Aphasia Examination (MAE). ATL entailed resection of lateral temporal… CONTINUE READING
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