A serial study of regional cerebral blood flow before and after hemispherectomy in a child

@article{Chiron1991ASS,
  title={A serial study of regional cerebral blood flow before and after hemispherectomy in a child},
  author={Catherine Chiron and Christine Raynaud and Isabelle Jambaqu{\'e} and Olivier Dulac and Andr{\'e} Syrota},
  journal={Epilepsy Research},
  year={1991},
  volume={8},
  pages={232-240}
}
  • Catherine Chiron, Christine Raynaud, +2 authors André Syrota
  • Published in Epilepsy Research 1991
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Hemimegalencephaly (HME) is a severe unilateral brain malformation the prognosis of which may be improved by hemispherectomy. HME also provides a unique opportunity to compare normal and pathological hemispheric function in the same patient. We performed a serial functional cerebral imaging study in a child suffering from a neuropathologically confirmed left HME. He was hemispherectomized at 11 months because of intractable epilepsy; this led to cessation of seizures and dramatic psychomotor… CONTINUE READING

    Create an AI-powered research feed to stay up to date with new papers like this posted to ArXiv

    Citations

    Publications citing this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 10 CITATIONS

    Hemispherotomy and Functional Hemispherectomy: Indications and Outcomes

    VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED