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Language ability in patients with low-grade glioma - detecting signs of subtle dysfunction


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Title: Language ability in patients with low-grade glioma - detecting signs of subtle dysfunction
Authors: Antonsson, Malin
E-mail: malin.antonsson@neuro.gu.se
Issue Date: 17-Nov-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Audiology, Logopedics, Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy
Parts of work: I. Antonsson, M., Longoni, F., Einald, C., Hallberg, L., Kurt, G., Larsson, K., Nilsson, T., & Hartelius, L. High-level language ability in healthy individuals and its relationship with verbal working memory. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics 2016; 30: 944–958.
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II. Antonsson, M., Longoni, F., Jakola, A., Thordstein, M., Tisell, M., & Hartelius, L. (2017). Pre-operative language ability in patients with presumed low-grade glioma. Submitted for publication.

III. Antonsson, M., Jakola, A., Longoni, F., Carstam, L., Hartelius, L., Thordstein, M., & Tisell, M. (2017). Post-surgical effects on language in patients with presumed low-grade glioma. Submitted for publication.

IV. Antonsson, M.1, Johansson1, C., Hartelius, L., Henriksson, I., Longoni, F., & Wengelin, Å. (2017). Writing fluency in patients with low-grade glioma before and after surgery. Submitted for publication 1 joint first authors
Date of Defence: 2017-12-08
Disputation: Fredagen den 8 december 2017, kl. 13.00, Torgny Segerstedtsalen, Universitetsplatsen 1, Vasaparken, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Low-grade glioma
language ability
high-level language
tumour surgery
brain tumour
writing
keystroke logging
Abstract: Background: Low-grade glioma (LGG) is a slow-growing brain tumour often situated in or near areas involved in language and/or cognitive functions. Consequently, there is a risk that patients develop language impairments due to tumour growth or surgical resection. Purposes: The main aim of this thesis was to investigate language ability in patients with LGG in relation to surgical treatment. Language ability was investigated using various sensitive methods such as a test of high-level language.... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0312-1 (PRINT)
978-91-629-0313-8 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53612
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