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 653 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Exploring the efficacy of melodic intonation therapy with Broca's aphasia in Arabic.
 

Author(s): Khalid G Al-Shdifat, Jawdat Sarsak, Fatoon A Ghareeb

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 Even though the efficacy of melodic intonation therapy (MIT) with persons with aphasia (PWA) has been explored in different languages, the efficacy of MIT with Arabic-speaking PWA has never been explored. Aims: To explore the efficacy of MIT, adapted to Arabic, in promoting the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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The terms "Aphasia" returned 66 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[F]THK-5351 PET imaging in early-stage semantic variant primary progressive aphasia: a report of two cases and a literature review.
 

Author(s): Ryota Kobayashi, Hiroshi Hayashi, Shinobu Kawakatsu, Aiko Ishiki, Nobuyuki Okamura, Hiroyuki Arai, Koichi Otani

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Semantic variant primary progressive aphasia (svPPA) is a subtype of primary progressive aphasia characterized by two-way anomia and disturbance in word comprehension, with focal atrophy in the left temporal lobe. [F]THK-5351 was originally developed to trace tau protein. However, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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Malignant atrophic papulosis with motor aphasia and intestinal perforation: A case report and review of published works.
 

Author(s): Pan Hu, Zhi Mao, Chao Liu, Xin Hu, Hongjun Kang, Feihu Zhou

Journal: J. Dermatol.. 2018 Jun;45(6):723-726.

 

Malignant atrophic papulosis (MAP) is a rare type of obliterating vasculopathy that can present as pure cutaneous lesions or a systemic entity affecting multiple organs. Systemic disease, such as gastrointestinal or central nervous system involvement, may predispose the patients to ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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