neuropsychological evaluation

Monitoring neurocognitive functioning in childhood cancer survivors: evaluation of CogState computerized assessment and the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF)

Authors: Lyn M. Balsamo, Hannah-Rose Mitchell, Wilhelmenia Ross, Catherine Metayer, Kristina K. Hardy & Nina S. Kadan-Lottick

Journal: BMC Psychology

Year Published: 2019

Background: Many childhood cancer survivors develop neurocognitive impairment, negatively affecting education and psychosocial functioning. Recommended comprehensive neuropsychological testing can be time- and cost- intensive for both institutions and patients and their families. It is important to […]

Assessment of cognitive function before and after surgery for posterior cranial fossa lesions using computerized and conventional tests

Authors: Shinya Ichimura, Takayuki Ohira, Masahito Kobayashi, Tadashige Kano, Takekazu Akiyama, Maaya Orii, Atsushi Fukunaga, Takeshi Kawase

Journal: Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica

Year Published: 2010

Cognitive function has not been well studied after neurosurgery for posterior fossa lesions despite its potential importance in determining surgical indications and approaches. The present study evaluated changes in cognitive functions after posterior fossa surgery to […]

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