Special surgical considerations for functional brain mapping.

  • Kekhia H
  • Rigolo L
  • Norton I
 et al. 
  • 1

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

The development of functional mapping techniques gives neurosurgeons many options for preoperative planning. Integrating functional and anatomic data can inform patient selection and surgical planning and makes functional mapping more accessible than when only invasive studies were available. However, the applications of functional mapping to neurosurgical patients are still evolving. Functional imaging remains complex and requires an understanding of the underlying physiologic and imaging characteristics. Neurosurgeons must be accustomed to interpreting highly processed data. Successful implementation of functional image-guided procedures requires efficient interactions between neurosurgeon, neurologist, radiologist, neuropsychologist, and others, but promises to enhance the care of patients

Author-supplied keywords

  • *Reviews
  • Brain
  • Brain Mapping
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging
  • Epilepsy
  • Humans
  • Language
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetoencephalography
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Preoperative Care
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Software
  • Surgery
  • research support, n.i.h., extramural
  • research support, non-u.s. gov't
  • review

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • Hussein Kekhia

  • Laura Rigolo

  • Isaiah Norton

  • Alexandra J Golby

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free