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S Silva, F de Pasquale, C Vuillaume, B Riu, I Loubinoux, T Geeraerts, T Seguin, V Bounes, O Fourcade, JF Demonet and P PĂ©ran
Abstract
We hypothesize that the major consciousness deficit observed in coma is due to the breakdown of long-range neuronal communication supported by precuneus and posterior cingulate cortex (PCC), and that prognosis depends on a specific connectivity pattern in these networks.
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Cerebral cortex, Brain, Brodmann area 24, Neuron, Precuneus, Cingulate cortex, Posterior cingulate, Cerebrum
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