Right Dominant Frontoparietal Network for Spatial Orientation (Dorsal Attention and Visuospatial Attention)

  • Michael Hoffmann


With usually preserved communication, unlike left hemisphere aphasia–related communication impairment, right hemisphere (RH) lesions reveal a manifold of cognitive disorders. Each of these may be the key to monitoring an improvement or deterioration of the clinical status or disease pathophysiology. Furthermore, the RH is dominant for more known entities (at least measurable by us thus far) than the left hemisphere (Table 9.1).


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  • Michael Hoffmann
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  1. 1.Professor of NeurologyUniversity of Central Florida, Chief of Neurology, Orlando VA Medical CenterOrlandoUSA

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