Time since stroke influences the impact of hemianopia and spatial neglect on visual-spatial tasks.

@article{Saj2012TimeSS,
  title={Time since stroke influences the impact of hemianopia and spatial neglect on visual-spatial tasks.},
  author={Arnaud Saj and Jacques Honor{\'e} and B{\'e}ranger Braem and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se Bernati and M. Cecilia Rousseaux},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={37-44}
}
OBJECTIVE Spatial neglect results in an ipsilesional misorientation of attention in visual-spatial tasks. Hemianopia impairs visual perception but its influence on visual-spatial tasks is subject to debate. Here, we investigated the influence of the time since stroke on the respective impacts of hemianopia and spatial neglect. METHOD A total of 29 patients with a right hemisphere stroke were included in the study. Nine had severe neglect and hemianopia, six had severe neglect only, four… CONTINUE READING