Progressive Aphasia

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Progressive Aphasia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 160 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Core auditory processing deficits in primary progressive aphasia.
 

Author(s): Manon Grube, Rose Bruffaerts, Jolien Schaeverbeke, Veerle Neyens, An-Sofie De Weer, Alexandra Seghers, Bruno Bergmans, Eva Dries, Timothy D Griffiths, Rik Vandenberghe

Journal: Brain. 2016 Jun;139(Pt 6):1817-29.

 

The extent to which non-linguistic auditory processing deficits may contribute to the phenomenology of primary progressive aphasia is not established. Using non-linguistic stimuli devoid of meaning we assessed three key domains of auditory processing (pitch, timing and timbre) in ...

Last Updated: 28 May 2016

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Frontotemporal networks and behavioral symptoms in primary progressive aphasia.
 

Author(s): Lucio D'Anna, Marsel M Mesulam, Michel Thiebaut de Schotten, Flavio Dell'Acqua, Declan Murphy, Christina Wieneke, Adam Martersteck, Derin Cobia, Emily Rogalski, Marco Catani

Journal: Neurology. 2016 Apr;86(15):1393-9.

 

To determine if behavioral symptoms in patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) were associated with degeneration of a ventral frontotemporal network.

Last Updated: 11 May 2016

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Clinical and MRI models predicting amyloid deposition in progressive aphasia and apraxia of speech.
 

Author(s): Jennifer L Whitwell, Stephen D Weigand, Joseph R Duffy, Edythe A Strand, Mary M Machulda, Matthew L Senjem, Jeffrey L Gunter, Val J Lowe, Clifford R Jack, Keith A Josephs

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Beta-amyloid (Aβ) deposition can be observed in primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and progressive apraxia of speech (PAOS). While it is typically associated with logopenic PPA, there are exceptions that make predicting Aβ status challenging based on clinical diagnosis alone. We ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2016

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Behavioural interventions for enhancing life participation in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia and primary progressive aphasia.
 

Author(s): Kathleen B Kortte, Emily J Rogalski

Journal: Int Rev Psychiatry. 2013 Apr;25(2):237-45.

 

Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and behavioural-variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) are clinical syndromes under the umbrella term 'frontotemporal dementia' (FTD) and are caused by a neurodegenerative disease with an onset most typically in the productive years of adulthood. ...

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2013

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Language in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 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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