Aphasia

Common Name(s)

Aphasia

Aphasia is a disorder that results from damage to the parts of the brain that control language and can cause problems with any or all of the following: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Some people with aphasia have trouble using words and sentences (called, expressive aphaisa); some have problems understanding others (called, receptive aphasia); and others with aphasia struggle with both using words and understanding (called, global aphasia). There are many types of treatment available and the type of treatment depends on the needs and goals of the person with aphaisa.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Aphasia" returned 647 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Changes in the corpus callosum during the recovery of aphasia: A case report.
 

Author(s): Qiwei Yu, Weixin Yang, Yi Liu, Hong Wang, Zhuoming Chen, Jiajian Yan

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(24):e11155.

 

The corpus callosum, which is the most important fiber pathway linking the bilateral hemispheres, plays a key role in information access, as well as the functional coordination and reorganization between the bilateral hemispheres. However, whether the corpus callosum will undergo ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Comparison of two configurations of transcranial direct current stimulation for aphasia treatment.
 

Author(s): Kerstin Spielmann, W Mieke van de Sandt-Koenderman, Majanka H Heijenbrok-Kal, Gerard M Ribbers

Journal: J Rehabil Med. 2018 Jun;50(6):527-533.

 

To compare 2 configurations of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for treatment of aphasia.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Characterization of aphasia in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
 

Author(s): Deborah Karolyne Mendes Maranhão, Moysés Loiola Ponte de Souza, Maria Lúcia Gurgel da Costa, Ana Cláudia de Carvalho Vieira

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Characterize the profile of aphasic syndromes determined by aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) of the left middle cerebral artery (LMCA).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Aphasia" returned 63 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnosis of aphasia in stroke populations: A systematic review of language tests.
 

Author(s): Alexia Rohde, Linda Worrall, Erin Godecke, Robyn O'Halloran, Anna Farrell, Margaret Massey

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Accurate aphasia diagnosis is important in stroke care. A wide range of language tests are available and include informal assessments, tests developed by healthcare institutions and commercially published tests available for purchase in pre-packaged kits. The psychometrics of these ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Direct current electrical stimulation in the treatment of aphasia].
 

Author(s): I R Montenegro, J A Alvarez-Montesinos, A J Estudillo, J Garcia-Orza

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2017 Dec;65(12):553-562.

 

Ictus is a medical condition with a high prevalence in Spanish population. One of its most common consequences is aphasia. Nowadays, aphasia is treated with both neuropsychological and pharmacological therapy. However, in recent years, transcranial direct current stimulation has been ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Constraint-induced aphasia therapy in post-stroke aphasia rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Jiaqi Zhang, Jiadan Yu, Yong Bao, Qing Xie, Yang Xu, Junmei Zhang, Pu Wang

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Constraint-induced aphasia therapy (CIAT) has been widely used in post-stroke aphasia rehabilitation. An increasing number of clinical controlled trials have investigated the efficacy of the CIAT for the post-stroke aphasia.

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Last Updated: 16 Aug 2018

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Aerobic Exercise and Aphasia Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2018

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Transcranial Direct Stimulation (tDCS) and Behavioral Intervention in Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2018

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