Tracking the arcuate fasciculus in patients with aphasia

Schnell, Susanne, Copland, David, Heath, Shiree, van Hees, Sophia, Holmes, Anna, de Zubicaray, Greig and McMahon, Katie (2010). Tracking the arcuate fasciculus in patients with aphasia. In: Costanza Papagno, AoA2010, 48th Academy of Aphasia Proceedings. Academy of Aphasia 2010, Athens, Greece, (86-87). 24- 26 October 2010. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.08.044


Author Schnell, Susanne
Copland, David
Heath, Shiree
van Hees, Sophia
Holmes, Anna
de Zubicaray, Greig
McMahon, Katie
Title of paper Tracking the arcuate fasciculus in patients with aphasia
Conference name Academy of Aphasia 2010
Conference location Athens, Greece
Conference dates 24- 26 October 2010
Proceedings title AoA2010, 48th Academy of Aphasia Proceedings   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier BV
Publication Year 2010
Sub-type Fully published paper
DOI 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.08.044
ISBN *****************
ISSN 1877-0428
Editor Costanza Papagno
Volume 6
Start page 86
End page 87
Total pages 2
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Abstract/Summary The arcuate fasciculus (AF), a white matter tract linking temporal and inferior frontal language cortices, can be disrupted in stroke patients suffering from aphasia. Using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) tractography it is possible to track AF connections to neural regions associated with either phonological or semantic linguistic processing. The aim of the current study is to investigate the relationship between integrity of white matter microstructure and specific linguistic deficits.
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