Progressive Aphasia

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Progressive Aphasia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 166 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of primary progressive aphasia: An open-label pilot study.
 

Author(s): Felix Gervits, Sharon Ash, H Branch Coslett, Katya Rascovsky, Murray Grossman, Roy Hamilton

Journal: Brain Lang. 2016 Nov;162():35-41.

 

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a neurodegenerative condition characterized by gradual deterioration of language function. We investigated whether two weeks of daily transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) treatment would improve language abilities in six people with a ...

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2016

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Neuropathologic Associations of Learning and Memory in Primary Progressive Aphasia.
 

Author(s): Stephanie Kielb, Amanda Cook, Christina Wieneke, Alfred Rademaker, Eileen H Bigio, Marek-Marsel Mesulam, Emily Rogalski, Sandra Weintraub

Journal: JAMA Neurol. 2016 Jul;73(7):846-52.

 

The dementia syndrome of primary progressive aphasia (PPA) can be caused by 1 of several neuropathologic entities, including forms of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) or Alzheimer disease (AD). Although episodic memory is initially spared in this syndrome, the subtle learning ...

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2016

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Features of Patients With Nonfluent/Agrammatic Primary Progressive Aphasia With Underlying Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Pathology or Corticobasal Degeneration.
 

Author(s): Miguel A Santos-Santos, Maria Luisa Mandelli, Richard J Binney, Jennifer Ogar, Stephen M Wilson, Maya L Henry, H Isabel Hubbard, Minerva Meese, Suneth Attygalle, Lynne Rosenberg, Mikhail Pakvasa, John Q Trojanowski, Lea T Grinberg, Howie Rosen, Adam L Boxer, Bruce L Miller, William W Seeley, Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini

Journal: JAMA Neurol. 2016 Jun;73(6):733-42.

 

We provide novel evidence of specific clinical and neuroimaging features that may help for the in vivo prediction of underlying pathology in patients with nonfluent/agrammatic primary progressive aphasia (nfvPPA) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) or corticobasal degeneration ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2016

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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 ...

Last Updated: 20 Jul 2016

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Primary progressive aphasia and the evolving neurology of the language network.
 

Author(s): M-Marsel Mesulam, Emily J Rogalski, Christina Wieneke, Robert S Hurley, Changiz Geula, Eileen H Bigio, Cynthia K Thompson, Sandra Weintraub

Journal: Nat Rev Neurol. 2014 Oct;10(10):554-69.

 

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is caused by selective neurodegeneration of the language-dominant cerebral hemisphere; a language deficit initially arises as the only consequential impairment and remains predominant throughout most of the course of the disease. Agrammatic, logopenic ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2014

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Primary progressive aphasia and apraxia of speech.
 

Author(s): Youngsin Jung, Joseph R Duffy, Keith A Josephs

Journal: Semin Neurol. 2013 Sep;33(4):342-7.

 

Primary progressive aphasia is a neurodegenerative syndrome characterized by progressive language dysfunction. The majority of primary progressive aphasia cases can be classified into three subtypes: nonfluent/agrammatic, semantic, and logopenic variants. Each variant presents with ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Language in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2017

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Assessment of Hyperphosphorylated Tau PET Binding in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2017

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tDCS Intervention in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia; MCI; FTD

 

Last Updated: 4 May 2016

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