fMRI of Language Recovery Following Stroke in Adults


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- MCA stroke as indicated by the presence of aphasia and MRI lesion in the LMCA distribution
- Moderate aphasia (Token Test score between 40th and 90th percentile)
- Written informed consent by the patient or the next of kin

Exclusion Criteria

- Underlying degenerative or metabolic disorder or supervening medical illness
- Severe depression or other psychiatric disorder
- Pregnancy
- Any contraindication to an MRI procedure (i.e., metal implants, claustrophobia)