Cognitive Rehabilitation in Patients with Gliomas and Other Brain Tumors: State of the Art

E. Bergo, G. Lombardi, Ardi Pambuku, A. Della Puppa, Luisa Bellu, D. D'avella, V. Zagonel

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Abstract

Disease prognosis is very poor in patients with brain tumors. Cognitive deficits due to disease or due to its treatment have an important weight on the quality of life of patients and caregivers. Studies often take into account quality of life as a fundamental element in the management of disease and interventions have been developed for cognitive rehabilitation of neuropsychological deficits with the aim of improving the quality of life and daily-life autonomy of patients. In this literature review, we will consider the published studies of cognitive rehabilitation over the past 20 years.

Original languageEnglish
Article number3041824
JournalBioMed Research International
Volume2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

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