Spike-monitoring of anaesthesia for corpus callosotomy
using bilateral bispectral index.
By the end of the novel, Tichy's left brain finally discovers in Morse code a foolproof means of communicating with his right brain in spite of the callosotomy
After video EEG monitoring, a corpus callosotomy
Common Surgical Procedures for the Treatment of epilepsy Anterior temporal lobectomy Amygdalohippocampectomy Extratemporal resection Lesionectomy Corpus callosotomy
Hemispherectomy and large multilobar resections
They wanted to perform a corpus callosotomy
, where the bundle of nerve fibers connecting the brain's hemispheres are partially or completely severed.
A surgery called a corpus callosotomy
either partially or completely severs the corpus callosum--the nerve fibers that connect the brain's hemispheres.
She may now be facing surgery, either implantation of a vagus nerve stimulator or a corpus callosotomy
She is now facing two possible surgeries to help control the seizures: implantation of a vagal nerve stimulator (a device which electronically stimulates the vagus nerve in the neck), and/or a corpus callosotomy
(a surgical procedure to separate the two hemispheres of the brain).