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  • Print publication year: 2012
  • Online publication date: December 2012

Case 58 - Functional hemispherotomy for drug-resistant post-traumatic epilepsy

from Section 2 - Treatment

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De RibaupierreS, DelalandeO. Hemispherotomy and other disconnective techniques. Neurosurg Focus 2008; 25: 1–10.