Evaluation of bilateral cingulotomy and anterior capsulotomy for the treatment of aggressive behavior.

@article{JimnezPonce2011EvaluationOB,
  title={Evaluation of bilateral cingulotomy and anterior capsulotomy for the treatment of aggressive behavior.},
  author={Fiacro Jim{\'e}nez-Ponce and Juli{\'a}n Eduardo Soto-Abraham and Yli{\'a}n Ram{\'i}rez-Tapia and Francisco Velasco-Campos and Jos{\'e} Dami{\'a}n Carrillo-Ruiz and Paulina G{\'o}mez-Zenteno},
  journal={Cirugia y cirujanos},
  year={2011},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={107-13}
}
BACKGROUND Agressiveness is a psychiatric symptom that may be part of schizophrenia, mental retardation, drug abuse and other conditions. Surgical treatment remains controversial and few therapeutic options are available. We undertook this study to perform a prospective analysis on the efficacy and safety of bilateral cingulotomy and anterior capsulotomy in the treatment of aggressiveness behavior. METHODS We studied 25 patients with a primary diagnosis of aggressiveness refractory to… CONTINUE READING

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