Hemispherectomy

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/8/09 Hemispherectomy Hemispherectomy By: Nicole Buenaventura
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5/8/09 The Brain! The largest part of the brain, the cerebrum, is organized into two hemispheres. In most people, the two hemispheres perform distinct functions: The Left Hemisphere: dominant for language in most people plays an important role in language, verbal memory, reading, writing, and arithmetic. It is concerned with sensation and movement on the right side of the body.
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5/8/09 “THE BRAIN”
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5/8/09 Hemispherectomy refers to the removal of one hemisphere, or one side, of the brain. Functional Hemispherectomy: only some sections of the brain are removed and other sections are disconnected. The end result of a functional hemispherectomy is that that half of the brain is completely disconnected from the other side and totally inactive. The aim of this procedure is to remove or
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5/8/09 Why perform a Hemispherectomy? Hemispherectomy is considered when:
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