Tracking the arcuate fasciculus in patients with aphasia

Schnell, S., Copland, D., Heath, S., Van Hees, S., Holmes, A., de Zubicaray, G., & McMahon, K. (2010) Tracking the arcuate fasciculus in patients with aphasia. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier BV, Athens, Greece, pp. 86-87.

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Abstract

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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ID Code: 85830
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.08.044
ISSN: 1877-0428
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Deposited On: 13 Nov 2015 00:03
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2015 03:49

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