The intracarotid amobarbital procedure as a predictor of memory failure following unilateral temporal lobectomy.

@article{Loring1990TheIA,
  title={The intracarotid amobarbital procedure as a predictor of memory failure following unilateral temporal lobectomy.},
  author={David W. Loring and Gregory P. Lee and Kimford J. Meador and H F Flanigin and Joseph R. Smith and Ramon E. Figueroa and R. C. Martin},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1990},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={605-10}
}
We investigated the efficacy of the intracarotid amobarbital procedure to accurately predict post-temporal lobectomy anterograde amnesia. We presented items at 2 separate times during amobarbital assessment; both early and late item recall were decreased during the injection contralateral to seizure onset indicating sensitivity to bilateral temporal lobe… CONTINUE READING