Publications and Results

"The sensitivity was 100% and the specificity 82% for the VR-DiSTRO to correctly identify neglectThe study concluded that the test battery quickly with high accuracy identify visuospatial neglect in patients with stroke”

Fordell H, Bodin K, Bucht G, Malm J.
Acta Neurol Scand. 2011;123(3):167–174


"VR-method improved spatial attention and showed transfer to improved spatial attention in activities of daily living in chronic neglect.

Helena Fordell, Kenneth Bodin, Anders Eklund & Jan Malm
Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation (Published online: 08 Mar 2016.)
ISSN: 1074-9357 (Print) 1945-5119 (Online) Journal homepage


"Signs of brain plasticity as compensatory effect from RehAtt shown in increased brain activity in prefrontal and temporal cortex during task fMRI analysis."

Ekman U, Fordell H, Eriksson J, Lenfeldt N, Wåhlin A, Eklund A, Malm J.
Acta Neurol Scand. 2018 Oct;138(4):284-292.


"Improved left side awareness and attention in chronic stroke patients, signs of a restorative effect from RehAtt shown in increased interhemispheric connectivity within the Dorsal Attention Network at resting state fMRI"

Wåhlin A, Fordell H, Ekman U, Lenfeldt N, Malm J.
Acta Neurol Scand. 2018 Nov 14.


Fordell, Helena
Umea University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience
ORCID-id: 0000-0003-1650-8856


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