Recovery from post-stroke aphasia: lessons from brain imaging and implications for rehabilitation and biological treatments.

@article{Berthier2011RecoveryFP,
  title={Recovery from post-stroke aphasia: lessons from brain imaging and implications for rehabilitation and biological treatments.},
  author={Marcelo Luis Berthier and Natalia Garc{\'i}a-Casares and Se{\'a}n Froudist Walsh and Alejandro Nabrozidis and Roc{\'i}o Ju{\'a}rez Ru{\'i}z de Mier and Cristina Wildermuth Bowling Green and Guadalupe D{\'a}vila and Antonio Guti{\'e}rrez and Friedemann Pulverm{\"u}ller},
  journal={Discovery medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 65},
  pages={275-89}
}
Aphasia, a condition defined as the partial or complete loss of language function after brain damage, is one of the most devastating cognitive deficits produced by stroke lesions. Over the past decades, there have been great advances in the diagnosis and treatment of post-stroke language and communication deficits. In particular, the advent of functional brain imaging and other brain mapping methods has advanced our understanding of how the intact and lesioned brain takes over the activity of… CONTINUE READING

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