Corpus callosotomy with the CO2 laser suction device: a technical note.

@article{Falowski2012CorpusCW,
  title={Corpus callosotomy with the CO2 laser suction device: a technical note.},
  author={Steven M. Falowski and Richard J Byrne},
  journal={Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={137-40}
}
INTRODUCTION Patients with symptomatic generalized epilepsy who are not candidates for resections may be considered for corpus callosotomy. METHODS The two patients who were followed in this series underwent resection of the corpus callosum utilizing the OmniGuide CO(2) Laser System. SURGICAL TECHNIQUE The OmniGuide CO(2) Laser Systemcan be used in place of the bipolar electrocautery in a corpus callosotomy to improve midline dissection, decrease the likelihood of entering the ventricle… CONTINUE READING