Intraoperative electrical stimulation in awake craniotomy: methodological aspects of current practice.

@article{Szelnyi2010IntraoperativeES,
  title={Intraoperative electrical stimulation in awake craniotomy: methodological aspects of current practice.},
  author={A. Szel{\'e}nyi and Lorenzo Bello and Hugues Duffau and Enrica Fava and Guenther Christian Feigl and Miroslav Galanda and Georg Neuloh and F Signorelli and Francesco Sala},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={E7}
}
There is increasing evidence that the extent of tumor removal in low-grade glioma surgery is related to patient survival time. Thus, the goal of resecting the largest amount of tumor possible without leading to permanent neurological sequelae is a challenge for the neurosurgeon. Electrical stimulation of the brain to detect cortical and axonal areas involved in motor, language, and cognitive function and located within the tumor or along its boundaries has become an essential tool in… CONTINUE READING

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