Tamir Y. Hersonskey

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PURPOSE Exclusive right hemisphere language lateralization is rarely observed in the Wada angiography results of epilepsy surgery patients. Cortical stimulation mapping (CSM) is infrequently performed in such patients, as most undergo nondominant left hemisphere resections, which are presumed not to pose any risk to language. Early language reorganization(More)
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the results of external ventricular drain (EVD) placement for the management of hydrocephalus. We present our experience with 103 consecutive cases over one year, 56 of which had subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Short tunnel ventriculostomy was performed at the bedside in the neurosurgical intensive care(More)
Epilepsy surgery is common in the face of benign brain tumors, but rarely for patients with a history of malignant brain tumors. Seizures are a common sequelae in survivors of malignant pediatric brain tumors. Medical management alone may not adequately treat epilepsy, including in this group. We report four cases of patients who previously underwent gross(More)
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