Subcortical damage is ‘primary cause’ of neurological deficits after ‘awake craniotomy’

Subcortical damage is 'primary cause' of neurological deficits after 'awake craniotomy'

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Injury to the subcortical structures of the inner brain is a major contributor to worsening neurological abnormalities after "awake craniotomy" for brain tumors, reports a study in the February issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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