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Subtotal Hemispherectomy, Report of Ten Cases

Author(s): N. O. Ameli

Journal: Acta Medica Iranica
ISSN 0044-6025

Volume: 3;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 28;
Date: 1960;
Original page

10 cases submitted to subtotal hemispheretomy are discussed. In selected group of infantile hemiplegia where epilepsy and behaviour disturbances are pr~sent, and investigations prove that the other hemisphere is farly normal, thts operation is of greatt benefit. Ne,vertheless long follow-up of these cases IS necessary before a final judgement can be passed. Age no barrier to selection, as those of 18 - 25 have benefited as much as young children
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