volume 27, issue 2, P246-248 2012
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2012.722241
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Anne Balossier, Olivier Etard, Chloé Descat, Denis Vivien, Evelyne Emery

Abstract: Implanted cortical stimulation is foreseen to facilitate functional poststroke recovery. Until now, no study has concluded on its pathophysiological mechanism. We report a case of a 58-year-old patient for whom cortical stimulation triggered a drastic enhancement of speech performances. The effects remain reversible after 6 years of stimulation, reflecting intra/inter-hemispheric modulation.