Treatment of post-stroke aphasia: A narrative review for stroke neurologists

Emilia Vitti, Argye E. Hillis

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Abstract

This review is intended to help physicians guide patients to optimal management of post-stroke aphasia. We review literature on post-stroke aphasia treatment, focusing on: (1) when and for whom language therapy is most effective, (2) the variety of approaches that can be effective for different individuals, and (3) the extent to which behavioral therapy might be augmented by non-invasive brain stimulation and/or medications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2021

Keywords

  • Ischaemic stroke
  • neurology
  • rehabilitation
  • stroke
  • therapy
  • treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology

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