Vascular thalamic amnesia: A reappraisal

  title={Vascular thalamic amnesia: A reappraisal},
  author={G. Carlesimo and Maria Giovanna Lombardi and C. Caltagirone},
  • G. Carlesimo, Maria Giovanna Lombardi, C. Caltagirone
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • In humans lacunar infarcts in the mesial and anterior regions of the thalami are frequently associated with amnesic syndromes. In this review paper, we scrutinized 41 papers published between 1983 and 2009 that provided data on a total of 83 patients with the critical ischemic lesions (i.e. 17 patients with right-sided lesions, 25 with left-sided lesions and 41 with bilateral lesions). We aimed to find answers to the following questions concerning the vascular thalamic amnesia syndrome: (i… CONTINUE READING
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