Progressive Aphasia

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Progressive Aphasia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 165 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Brain Network of Naming: A Lesson from Primary Progressive Aphasia.
 

Author(s): Raffaella Migliaccio, Claire Boutet, Romain Valabregue, Sophie Ferrieux, Marie Nogues, Stéphane Lehéricy, Didier Dormont, Richard Levy, Bruno Dubois, Marc Teichmann

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Word finding depends on the processing of semantic and lexical information, and it involves an intermediate level for mapping semantic-to-lexical information which also subserves lexical-to-semantic mapping during word comprehension. However, the brain regions implementing these components ...

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016

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Progressive transcortical sensory aphasia and progressive ideational apraxia owing to temporoparietal cortical atrophy.
 

Author(s): Michitaka Funayama, Asuka Nakajima

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In contrast to frontotemporal lobar degeneration, atrophy of the focal posterior lateral cortex has not been thoroughly studied. Three clinical types of focal cortical atrophy have been described: 1) logopenic variant of primary progressive aphasia, which presents with impaired repetition ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015

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Phonological Processing in Primary Progressive Aphasia.
 

Author(s): Maya L Henry, Stephen M Wilson, Miranda C Babiak, Maria Luisa Mandelli, Pelagie M Beeson, Zachary A Miller, Maria Luisa Gorno-Tempini

Journal: J Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Feb;28(2):210-22.

 

Individuals with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) show selective breakdown in regions within the proposed dorsal (articulatory-phonological) and ventral (lexical-semantic) pathways involved in language processing. Phonological STM impairment, which has been attributed to selective ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2015

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The terms "Progressive Aphasia" returned 15 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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Language in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2016

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Assessment of Hyperphosphorylated Tau PET Binding in Primary Progressive Aphasia
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Progressive Aphasia

 

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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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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