Cognitive Rehabilitation and Neurorehabilitation

Neurobehavioral and neuropsychological testing is useful for predicting the outcome of stroke (prognosis) and in selecting the most appropriate forms of therapy to be administered during rehabilitation. Cognitive rehabilitation utilizes neurobehavioral and neuro-psychological information in treatment strategies

Figure 10 Successful Gamma Knife therapy. A conventional (catheter) angiogram depicts a moderate-sized arteriovenous malformation. This is a cluster of vessels that appears as a dark mass in Fig. 10A. (B) Flow voids (hypointense) corresponding to this AVM. (C) Following treatment with the Gamma Knife, the AVM has been obliterated, leaving only mild hyperintensity in the area that previously revealed flow voids.

Figure 10 Successful Gamma Knife therapy. A conventional (catheter) angiogram depicts a moderate-sized arteriovenous malformation. This is a cluster of vessels that appears as a dark mass in Fig. 10A. (B) Flow voids (hypointense) corresponding to this AVM. (C) Following treatment with the Gamma Knife, the AVM has been obliterated, leaving only mild hyperintensity in the area that previously revealed flow voids.

designed to enhance functional recovery of memory, pists, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, language, and attention following stroke. Neuropsy- and other rehabilitation specialists may work together chologists, physiatrists, neurologists, speech thera- in multidisciplinary cognitive rehabilitation programs.

Functional brain mapping with fMRI, CBF PET, and electrophysiological brain mapping have revealed important information about the mechanisms of functional restoration and recovery. The clinical application of these techniques is just beginning to become integrated into the recovery phases of stroke management.

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