What is the role of the uncinate fasciculus? Surgical removal and proper name retrieval.

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The functional role of the uncinate fasciculus is still a matter of debate. We examined 44 patients submitted to awake surgery for removal of a left frontal or temporal glioma. In 18 patients, the removal included the uncinate fasciculus. We compared patients with or without removal on a series of neuropsychological tasks, performed at different time… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/brain/awq283

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