Hemispherectomy

Known as: hemispherectomies 
A neurosurgical procedure that removes or disconnects the epileptogenic CEREBRAL CORTEX of a hemisphere. Hemispherectomy is usually performed for… (More)
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2012
2012
The revival of epilepsy surgery after the introduction of modern presurgical evaluation procedures has led to an increase in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Long-term neuropsychological outcome was studied in 71 patients who underwent hemispherectomy for severe and intractable… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To compare hemispherectomy patients with different pathologic substrates for hospital course, seizure, developmental… (More)
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2004
2004
Using the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) (WHO, 2001), impairments, activities and social… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Hemispherectomy has been performed in the treatment of epilepsy in association with hemiplegia for over 50 years. However, the… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Contrary to the classical view of a pre-determined wiring pattern, there is considerable evidence that cortical representation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Case Alex, with Sturge-Weber Syndrome affecting the left hemisphere, failed to develop speech throughout early boyhood, and his… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Numerous clinical studies on patients after hemispherectomy (HS) have provided clear evidence that two distinct groups can be… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The serious, late complication of superficial cerebral hemosiderosis, which appears after several years in 1/4-1/3 of patients… (More)
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1983
1983
Hemispherectomy is probably the best operation for treating epilepsy. It was abandoned because of the delayed haemorrhagic… (More)
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