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Visual neglect after right posterior cerebral artery infarction.

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OBJECTIVES: To investigate the characteristics and neuroanatomical correlates of visual neglect after right-sided posterior cerebral artery (PCA) infarction. METHODS: 15 patients with acute PCA strokes were screened for the presence of neglect on a comprehensive battery of cognitive tests. Extra tests of visual perception were also carried out on six patients. To establish which areas were critically associated with neglect, the lesions of patients with and without neglect were compared. RES...

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10.1136/jnnp.2006.094417

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Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
77
Issue:
9
Pages:
1008-1012
Publication date:
2006-09-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Language:
English
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pubs:320525
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uuid:66a5719c-df28-401a-b3e2-4eb5dc2d0eac
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320525
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2013-11-16

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