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Split-Brain Procedure (Split-Brain) Summary

Description: Complete severing of the CORPUS CALLOSUM. In humans it is usually performed to treat medically intractable, multifocal EPILEPSY. EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELS of split brain preparations are used in research.

Also Known As: Split-Brain; Procedures, Split-Brain; Split Brain; Split Brain Procedure; Split-Brain Procedures

Networked: 41 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 5 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Split-Brain Procedure is Relevant

  1. Seizures (Seizure) : 1 outcome 1 study in 12 results
  2. Epilepsy (Aura) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  3. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox) : 1 study in 3 results
  4. Aphasia (Dysphasia) : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Persistent Vegetative State (Vegetative State) : 1 study in 1 result
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Drugs Related to Split-Brain Procedure

  1. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
  2. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)
  3. Tacrolimus (Prograf)

Therapies Related to Split-Brain Procedure

  1. Psychosurgery (Lobotomy)
  2. Hemispherectomy
  3. Liver Transplantation
  4. Amputation

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