Research with rTMS in the treatment of aphasia.

  title={Research with rTMS in the treatment of aphasia.},
  author={Margaret A. Naeser and Paula I. Martin and Ethan Treglia and Michael D Ho and Elina Kaplan and Shahid Bashir and Roy W. Hamilton and H. Branch Coslett and Alvaro Pascual-Leone},
  journal={Restorative neurology and neuroscience},
  volume={28 4},
This review of our research with rTMS to treat aphasia contains four parts: Part 1 reviews functional brain imaging studies related to recovery of language in aphasia with emphasis on nonfluent aphasia. Part 2 presents the rationale for using rTMS to treat nonfluent aphasia patients (based on results from functional imaging studies). Part 2 also reviews our current rTMS treatment protocol used with nonfluent aphasia patients, and our functional imaging results from overt naming fMRI scans… CONTINUE READING


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