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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Can fMRI predict memory decline after temporal lobe resection?

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Author(s):
Cendes, Fernando [1]
Total Authors: 1
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Campinas UNICAMP, FCM, Dept Neurol, BR-13083888 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: NATURE REVIEWS NEUROLOGY; v. 11, n. 7, p. 372+, JUL 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Class I evidence supports the efficacy of surgical treatment in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy that is refractory to antiseizure medications. One major concern, however, is the risk of memory decline, particularly after temporal lobe resection in the language-dominant hemisphere. A new study evaluates a noninvasive technique to predict these memory deficits. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/07559-3 - BRAINN - The Brazilian Institute of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology
Grantee:Fernando Cendes
Support type: Research Grants - Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers - RIDC