Intra-Operative Direct Electrical Stimulations of the Central Nervous System : The SalpeÃtrieÁre Experience With 60 Patients

@inproceedings{Au1999IntraOperativeDE,
  title={Intra-Operative Direct Electrical Stimulations of the Central Nervous System : The Salpe{\~A}trie{\'A}re Experience With 60 Patients},
  author={Heng-Kien Au and Laurent Capelle and J. -P. Sichez and Thierry Faillot and Lamine Abdennour and J.-D. Law Koune and S. Dadoun and Ahmad Bitar and François Arthuis and R. Van E ̈ enterre and Denis Fohanno},
  year={1999}
}
Indications of surgical treatment for lesions in the central nervous system depend on the risk of a de®nitive neurological de®cit, related to the bene®t of resection. Detection of eloquent areas is then necessary because of major individual variability. Neuro-imaging functional techniques are in development and are beginning to be e1⁄2cient for cortical sensorymotor mapping, but still lack sensitivity and speci®city for language mapping, and remain unable to give realtime data during surgery… CONTINUE READING