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Partial Hemispherectomy

Known as: Hemispherectomy, Functional, Functional Hemispherectomy, Hemispherectomy, Partial 
The procedure consists of removing frontal and temporal lobes, and complete disconnection of the remaining cortex and CORPUS CALLOSUM.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Summary:  Purpose: To report our experience with hemispherectomy in the treatment of catastrophic epilepsy in children younger… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Summary:  Purpose: To evaluate antibody‐mediated and cytotoxic T cell–mediated pathogenicity that has been implicated as the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECT Cerebral hemispherectomy for intractable seizures has evolved over the past 50 years, and current operations focus less on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVETo describe the technical steps, advantages, and limitations of a quicker, minimal-exposure, functional hemispherectomy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Hemispherectomy is required in most cases of hemimegalencephaly in order to control epilepsy refractory to medical treatment… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Few epilepsy surgery outcome data are available from series of pediatric patients. We studied seizure outcome in 136 pediatric… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Abstract An alternative technique for so-called functional hemispherectomy has been developed to be used for the classical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
THE NATURE OF functional hemispherectomy continues to be misunderstood despite its 20-year history. Recently, we introduced the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
An alternative technique for so-called functional hemispherectomy has been developed to be used for the classical indications of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Hemispherectomy is effective in arresting seizures associated with maximal or near maximal hemiparesis. This procedure, however… Expand
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