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Table 1 Demographical and clinical data of the aphasic subjects participating in this study.

From: Successful syllable detection in aphasia despite processing impairments as revealed by event-related potentials

Severe aphasia group
Sex a Years of age Type of aphasia b Etiology c Site of lesion d Months post injury Token test NGA comp e NGA total f Areas of neuropsychological deficits
F 53 GA BI FT 5,7 1 34 51 apraxia, visual spatial function
F 53 GA BI FTP 6,6 2 34 60 memory, visual spatial function
F 49 GA SAH FTP 2,5 4 13 35 apraxia, perseveration, problem solving, working memory
M 54 WA BI P 4,3 6 46 116 apraxia, executive function, abstract reasoning, visual attention, visual spatial function
M 59 GA BI FT 1,7 6.5 57 87 working memory, memory, problem solving
M 53 MTA BI P* 3,1 8 55 161 apraxia, memory, problem solving, visual scanning
F 48 GA SAH, BI F 4,7 10 54 163 attention, working memory, perseveration
M 45 GA MS n.d. 8,9 10.5 48 114 working memory, visual spatial function
M 67 WA BI FT* 3,6 11.5 28 107 executive function, problem solving, visual spatial function
F 55 WA SAH n.d. 97,7 11.5 51 n.d. attention
Moderate aphasia group
Sex a Years of age Type of aphasia b Etiology c Site of lesion d Months post injury Token test NGA comp e NGA total f Areas of neuropsychological deficits
F 66 TSA BI FT 3,3 19 68 209 memory, visual spatial function
M 61 TSA CH FP 2,2 19.5 63 192 attention, executive function, visual discrimination
F 63 GA BI FT* 2,7 21 52 165 attention, executive function, memory, abstract reasoning
M 61 BA BI FTP 2,1 21.5 65 155 apraxia, attention, problem solving, visual spatial function
M 64 TSA CH PO 2,0 22.5 61 191 acalculia, apraxia, working memory, abstract reasoning, visual attention
M 41 BA Tumor resection F 0,8 23 66 185 working memory, visual spatial function
F 56 AA TBI FP 5,3 28 69 204 apraxia, memory
F 65 AA Encephalitis FT** 3,6 30.5 61 202 memory, visual attention
F 18 AA TBI F, T, P, O 3,5 30.5 69 209 attention, executive function, visual scanning and discrimination
M 36 AA BI P 20,6 32 70 n.d. executive function
  1. a M = male; F = female
  2. b AA = anomic aphasia; BA = Broca's aphasia; GA = global aphasia; MTA = mixed transcortical aphasia; TSA = transcortical sensory aphasia; WA = Wernicke's aphasia
  3. c BI = brain infarction; CH = cerebral hemorrhage; MS = Multiple sclerosis; SAH = subarachnoid hemorrhage; TBI = traumatic brain injury
  4. d F = frontal; T = temporal; P = parietal; O = occipital
  5. e NGA comp = Norwegian Basic Aphasia Assessment, subsection auditory comprehension
  6. f NGA total = Norwegian Basic Aphasia Assessment, total score
  7. * indicates patients with right hemisphere lesions.
  8. ** In addition, this patient had a small lesion in the right temporal lobe.