Electrical stimulation and language

Ronald Lesser, Barry Gordon, Sumio Uematsu

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Abstract

Electrical stimulation has been used for over half a century in clinical settings to facilitate the surgical treatment of patients with intractable seizures and cortical structural lesions. It should be employed as the final result of a stepwise process in patient management but, when called for, can be very accurate in localizing critical functional areas. We discuss the use of this technique in patient evaluation, with an emphasis on the evaluation of patients with seizure disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-204
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Clinical Neurophysiology
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1994

Keywords

  • Electrical stimulation
  • Speech
  • Subdural grids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Physiology (medical)

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