Intracarotid amobarbital procedure for epilepsy surgery.

Abstract

The intracarotid amobarbital procedure (IAP) has been used for more than half a century to determine language dominance and to assess risk for amnesia after anterior temporal lobectomy. However, because of the risk associated with angiography and the development of noninvasive techniques, the need for the IAP when evaluating patients for epilepsy surgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2010.11.013

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