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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2010
2010
Peri-insular hemispherotomy is a disconnective procedure that enables functional isolation of single or multiple epileptogenic… (More)
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2005
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2005
PURPOSE To report our experience with hemispherectomy in the treatment of catastrophic epilepsy in children younger than 2 years… (More)
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2004
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2004
OBJECT Cerebral hemispherectomy for intractable seizures has evolved over the past 50 years, and current operations focus less on… (More)
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2002
2002
Despite the relatively high incidence of epilepsy during the first few years of life, and its documented adverse impact on… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE To describe the technical steps, advantages, and limitations of a quicker, minimal-exposure, functional hemispherectomy… (More)
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2000
2000
Hemispherectomy is required in most cases of hemimegalencephaly in order to control epilepsy refractory to medical treatment… (More)
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1998
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1998
Few epilepsy surgery outcome data are available from series of pediatric patients. We studied seizure outcome in 136 pediatric… (More)
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1995
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1995
THE NATURE OF functional hemispherectomy continues to be misunderstood despite its 20-year history. Recently, we introduced the… (More)
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1995
1995
An alternative technique for so-called functional hemispherectomy has been developed to be used for the classical indications of… (More)
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1988
1988
Hemispherectomy is effective in arresting seizures associated with maximal or near maximal hemiparesis. This procedure, however… (More)
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