Etomidate speech and memory test (eSAM): a new drug and improved intracarotid procedure.

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BACKGROUND The intracarotid amobarbital procedure (IAP) is an important part of comprehensive investigation of patients who are candidates for surgical treatment of epilepsy. Owing to repeated and lengthy shortages of amobarbital, causing delays in elective surgery, attempts have been made to find a suitable alternative anesthetic. The authors report their… (More)

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@article{JonesGotman2005EtomidateSA, title={Etomidate speech and memory test (eSAM): a new drug and improved intracarotid procedure.}, author={M. Jones-Gotman and V. Sziklas and Jelena Djordjevic and François Dubeau and Jean Gotman and Mark R Angle and Donatella Tampieri and Andre Olivier and Frederick Andermann}, journal={Neurology}, year={2005}, volume={65 11}, pages={1723-9} }