Functional results after resective procedures involving the supplementary motor area.

@article{Zentner1996FunctionalRA,
  title={Functional results after resective procedures involving the supplementary motor area.},
  author={Josef F Zentner and Andreas Hufnagel and Ulrich Pechstein and Helmut K. Wolf and J. Martinze Schramm},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={
          542-9
        }
}
In this article, the authors report their experience with surgically induced supplementary motor area (SMA) deficiency syndrome in a prospective clinical trial of 28 patients who underwent surgery for tumorous (19 patients) or nontumorous (nine patients) lesions. The dominant side was affected in 17 patients and the nondominant side in 11 patients. The primary presenting symptoms included seizure activity (23 patients), hemiparesis (four patients), and aphasia (one patient). Functional… CONTINUE READING
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