Why would you remove half a brain? The outcome of 58 children after hemispherectomy-the Johns Hopkins experience: 1968 to 1996.

@article{Vining1997WhyWY,
  title={Why would you remove half a brain? The outcome of 58 children after hemispherectomy-the Johns Hopkins experience: 1968 to 1996.},
  author={Eileen P. G. Vining and John Mark Freeman and Diana J. Pillas and Setsuko Uematsu and Benjamin Solomon Carson and Joachim Brandt and Dana F. Boatman and Margaret B Pulsifer and Aaron L. Zuckerberg},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1997},
  volume={100 2 Pt 1},
  pages={
          163-71
        }
}
  • Eileen P. G. Vining, John Mark Freeman, +6 authors Aaron L. Zuckerberg
  • Published in Pediatrics 1997
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE To report the outcomes of the 58 hemispherectomies performed at Johns Hopkins between 1968 and January 1996. METHODS Charts were reviewed of the 58 hemispherectomies performed at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions by the Pediatric Epilepsy Group during the years 1968 to 1996. Twenty-seven operations were done for Rasmussen's syndrome, 24 operations for cortical dysplasias/hemimegalencephalies, and 7 for Sturge-Weber syndrome or other congenital vascular problems. Seizure control alone… CONTINUE READING

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