Delay in Pusher Syndrome Recovery is Related to Frontal White Matter Lesions
Hiroaki Abe, Takeo Kondo, Takanori Kochiyama, Yutaka Oouchida, Satoru Fujiwara and Shin-Ichi Izumi
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 13, 2017
We investigated nine patients with acute ischemic stroke in the right hemisphere of the brain. The time course of the severity of PS was assessed using the standardized Scale for Contraversive Pushing. Patients were divided into two groups: the recovery and no recovery groups. Magnetic resonance imaging data were obtained to assess the effect of ischemic lesion sites on the recovery of PS and was analyzed with lesion subtraction technique....
Longitudinal White Matter Alteration in Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness due to Traffic Accidents
Hiroaki Abe, Keigo Shimoji, Takeo Kondo, Takanori Kochiyama, Yoshihide Nagamine, Satoru Fujiwara, Yutaka Oouchida and Shin-Ichi Izumi
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: January 23, 2017
All participants underwent two DTI studies. Fractional anisotropy (FA) values were analyzed using whole-brain analysis (WBA) of 7 patients with no marked brain deformities; mean FA values of forceps minor (mFAFM) were subsequently measured by regional-brain analysis (RBA). Relationships between WB and regional FA values and recovery from PDC were evaluated....