is true?

F. Frank LeFever flefever at ix.netcom.com
Mon Nov 23 22:25:01 EST 1998


If you don't mind, could you say what problems exactly are making your
life a hell?  Surely it is not simply the visual field defect.  A
visual field defect (field cut) can be easily compensated for; if,
however, it is left "visual neglect" this is sometimes difficult to
deal with.  Perhaps there are other problems?

We are still a long way off from practical applications of the research
on neural healing, but right noow, today, there is much help to be had
from people skilled in applicatioon of "cognitive remediation" or
"cognitive rehabilitation" (I know first hand; it is an important
aspect of work at my hospital, for people with head trauma, brain
surgery, stroke, etc.).

There are some very good nerologists and neuropsychologists in Italy;
even those who are not involved in remediation may be able to refer you
to those that are.

For ex:

Antonio Tartaglione, MD     tartneuro at ulisse.itsyn.it

Anna Basso, fax 2-55130382 (Milan Univ Neurological Clinic)

Gianfranco Denes, M.D.   (Neurology Dept, Univ of Padova)

Erminio Capitani, M.D.    cnhsp at imiucca.csi.unimi.it (Milan)

F. Frank LeFever, Ph.D.
New York Neuropsychology Group





In <005701be16fb$e378cde0$0100007f at ntonsi> ntonsi at GLOBALNET.IT ("NEVIO
TONSI") writes: 
>
>dear sir, my name is Nevio I am 35 y.o. man from north Italy and I am
semi
>paralyzed at the left side of the body for an angioma (I don't know
the
>exactly term in English language) and four  years ago I have a
radio-surgery
>stereotassic  treatment for this angioma at the right side of the
brain.
>one year exactly later  begin the emiparesys  and I have lost the left
field
>of vision.
>I do not need of wheel chair and I am independent but my life is a
>hell .....
>actually I am in therapy whit TEGRETOL(a drug for epilepsy).I have
read a
>news from CNN health site (look at
>http://cnn.com/HEALT/9807/01/braincell.transplant/index.html)
>this talk of  a r therapy for the brain cells damage.
>is this therapy  right for me?
>where and when this will are in the realty?
>can somebody help me?
>please help me!
>please
>please
>
>




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