brain tumour

Language neuroplasticity in brain tumour patients revealed by magnetoencephalography

Language impairment in brain tumour patients may be missed since standardised tests fail tocapture mild deficits. Neuroplasticity may also contribute to minimising languageimpairments. To address this possibility, we examined 14 patients with …

The AFTERCARE survey - The assessment and intervention survey for professionals working with individuals after brain surgery.

Previous European Low Grade Glioma Network (ELGGN) surveys provided the international community of professionals working with individuals harboring brain tumors with substantial information regarding common neuropsychological assessments (Mandonnet …

Neuroplasticity of language after brain damage studied with electrophysiology

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Language production in neurological populations

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Roles of ventral versus dorsal pathways in language production: An awake language mapping study

Human language is organized along two main processing streams connecting posterior temporal cortex and inferior frontal cortex in the left hemisphere, travelling dorsal and ventral to the Sylvian fissure. Some views propose a dorsal motor versus …

A valid alternative for in-person language assessments in brain tumor patients: feasibility and validity measures of the new TeleLanguage test

Background: Although language deficits after awake brain surgery are usually milder than post stroke, postoperative language assessments are needed to identify these. Follow-up of brain tumor patients in certain geographical regions can be difficult …

Awake Surgery for a Violin Player: Monitoring Motor and Music Performance, A Case Report

Objective: We report the case of a professional violin player who underwent an awake craniotomy to resect a tumour in the left supplementary motor area, an area involved in motor planning. Method: A careful pre- and intraoperative monitoring plan for …