Postoperative speech processing in temporal lobe epilepsy: functional relationship between object naming, semantics and phonology.

@article{Schwarz2009PostoperativeSP,
  title={Postoperative speech processing in temporal lobe epilepsy: functional relationship between object naming, semantics and phonology.},
  author={Michael Schwarz and Elisabeth Pauli},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={629-33}
}
Deficits in confrontation naming ability can occur after epilepsy surgery in the left temporal lobe. This study addresses the functional relationship between postoperative object naming and semantic and phonological speech processing in patients with epilepsy. Fifty-eight consecutive patients with temporal lobe epilepsy from our epilepsy surgery program (24 patients with left temporal lobe epilepsy, 34 patients with right temporal lobe epilepsy) were investigated using the Boston Naming Test… CONTINUE READING

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