Improved Naming after Excitatory Repetitive Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation over the Right Homologous Broca's Region in Chronic Post-Stroke Aphasia (IN... Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of excitatory, inhibitory and sham rTMS delivered with H-coil over the right inferior frontal gyrus in chronic aphasic patients. BACKGROUND: The role of right hemisphere in post-stroke aphasia recovery is still controversial and nowadays there is no consistency in literature about the therapeutic effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the right homologous Broca region. DESIGN/METHODS: Five post- stroke chronic aphasic patients underwent a picture naming task before and immediately …

publication date

  • February 12, 2013