Amobarbital effects and lateralized brain function: the Wada test
This book summarizes and critically evaluates the body of results that has accumulated over the years on Wada testing, which is used in the pre-operative evaluation of epilepsy surgery patients. Also known as the Intracarotid Amobarbital procedure, this methods is commonly referred to as the Wada test in tribute to Juhn Wada, the physician who devised the technique.
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Amobarbital Effects and Lateralized Brain Function
David W Loring,Kimford J Meador,Gregory P Lee
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amnesia amobarbital injection amobarbital test Amytal anterograde amnesia aphasia aphasic assessment asymmetry carotid artery cerebral dominance cerebral hemisphere cerebral language dominance clinical consciousness contralateral cortical depression dextral dominant hemisphere dosage dysfunction effects emotional reactions epilepsy surgery evaluation Flanigin following injection following left hemisphere following surgery following unilateral gaze handedness Heilman hemiparesis hemiplegia hippocampal injury internal carotid artery intracarotid amobarbital injection ipsilateral language impairment lateralization left and right left hemisphere injection left temporal left Wada left/right lesions Loring Meador memory deficit memory function memory impairment memory performance Milner Montreal Neurological Institute neurological non-dextral nondominant observed patients displayed patients with right posterior cerebral arteries procedure Rasmussen Rausch recall recognition reported resection right brain right cerebral language right hemisphere injection right hemisphere language right injection right temporal right Wada seizure focus seizure onset Silfvenius sodium amytal speech dominance stimuli studies temporal lobe TLE patients unilateral temporal Wada memory Wada test