Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Language in Epilepsy

@article{Swanson2007FunctionalMR,
  title={Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Language in Epilepsy},
  author={Sara J. Swanson and David S. Sabsevitz and Thomas A. Hammeke and Jeffrey R. Binder},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={491-504}
}
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has revolutionized our understanding of functional networks and cerebral organization in both normal and pathological brains. In the present review, we describe the use of fMRI for mapping language in epilepsy patients prior to surgical intervention including a discussion of methodological issues and task design, comparisons between fMRI and the intracarotid sodium amobarbital test, fMRI studies of language reorganization, and the use of fMRI… CONTINUE READING
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