Functional cortex and subcortical white matter located within gliomas.

  title={Functional cortex and subcortical white matter located within gliomas.},
  author={S S Skirboll and George A. Ojemann and Mitchel S. Berger and Ettore Lettich and H. Richard Winn},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={678-84; discussion 684-5}
Some neurosurgeons state that intra-axial tumors may be resected with a low risk of neurological deficit if the tumor removal stays within the confines of the grossly abnormal tissue. This is thought to be so even when the lesion is presumably located in a functional area, providing that the adjacent normal-appearing cortex and subcortical white matter are not disturbed. This retrospective analysis presents evidence that this view is not always correct, because functioning motor, sensory, or… CONTINUE READING

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