Progressive Aphasia

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Progressive Aphasia

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 190 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dyslexic Characteristics of Chinese-Speaking Semantic Variant of Primary Progressive Aphasia.
 

Author(s): Simon Kang Seng Ting, Heidi Foo, Pei Shi Chia, Shahul Hameed, Kok Pin Ng, Adeline Ng, Nagaendran Kandiah

Journal: J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2018 ;30(1):31-37.

 

Reading disorder is a recognized feature in primary progressive aphasia (PPA). Surface dyslexia, characterized by regularization errors, is typically seen in the English-speaking semantic variant of PPA (svPPA). However, dyslexic characteristics of other languages, particularly logographical ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Distinct spatiotemporal patterns of neuronal functional connectivity in primary progressive aphasia variants.
 

Author(s): Kamalini G Ranasinghe, Leighton B Hinkley, Alexander J Beagle, Danielle Mizuiri, Susanne M Honma, Ariane E Welch, Isabel Hubbard, Maria Luisa Mandelli, Zachary A Miller, Coleman Garrett, Alice La, Adam L Boxer, John F Houde, Bruce L Miller, Keith A Vossel, Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini, Srikantan S Nagarajan

Journal: Brain. 2017 Oct;140(10):2737-2751.

 

Primary progressive aphasia is a syndrome characterized by progressive loss of language abilities with three main phenotypic clinical presentations, including logopenic, non-fluent/agrammatic, and semantic variants. Previous imaging studies have shown unique anatomic impacts within ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Emotion detection deficits and changes in personality traits linked to loss of white matter integrity in primary progressive aphasia.
 

Author(s): Namita Multani, Sebastiano Galantucci, Stephen M Wilson, Tal Shany-Ur, Pardis Poorzand, Matthew E Growdon, Jung Yun Jang, Joel H Kramer, Bruce L Miller, Katherine P Rankin, Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini, Maria Carmela Tartaglia

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Non-cognitive features including personality changes are increasingly recognized in the three PPA variants (semantic-svPPA, non fluent-nfvPPA, and logopenic-lvPPA). However, differences in emotion processing among the PPA variants and its association with white matter tracts are unknown. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 19 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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Primary progressive aphasia: a clinical approach.
 

Author(s): Charles R Marshall, Chris J D Hardy, Anna Volkmer, Lucy L Russell, Rebecca L Bond, Phillip D Fletcher, Camilla N Clark, Catherine J Mummery, Jonathan M Schott, Martin N Rossor, Nick C Fox, Sebastian J Crutch, Jonathan D Rohrer, Jason D Warren

Journal: J. Neurol.. 2018 Jun;265(6):1474-1490.

 

The primary progressive aphasias are a heterogeneous group of focal 'language-led' dementias that pose substantial challenges for diagnosis and management. Here we present a clinical approach to the progressive aphasias, based on our experience of these disorders and directed at non-specialists. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Transcranial direct current stimulation in post stroke aphasia and primary progressive aphasia: Current knowledge and future clinical applications.
 

Author(s): Rajani Sebastian, Kyrana Tsapkini, Donna C Tippett

Journal: NeuroRehabilitation. 2016 Jun;39(1):141-52.

 

The application of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in chronic post stroke aphasia is documented in a substantial literature, and there is some new evidence that tDCS can augment favorable language outcomes in primary progressive aphasia. Anodal tDCS is most often applied ...

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Last Updated: 12 Jun 2018

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2018

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Language in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2018

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