Neurocognitive training in patients with high-grade glioma: a pilot study

@article{Hassler2009NeurocognitiveTI,
  title={Neurocognitive training in patients with high-grade glioma: a pilot study},
  author={Marco Ronald Hassler and Katarzyna Elandt and Matthias Preusser and Johann Lehrner and Petra Binder and Karin Ute Dieckmann and Andrea Rottenfusser and Christine Marosi},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={97},
  pages={109-115}
}
Although their neurocognitive performance is one of the major concerns of patients with high-grade gliomas (HGG) and although neurocognitive deficits have been described to be associated with negative outcome, neurocognitive rehabilitation is usually not integrated into the routine care of patients with malignant gliomas. In this pilot trial, a weekly group training session for attention, verbal, and memory skills was offered to patients with HGG with pre and post-training evaluation. Eleven… CONTINUE READING

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