The indication for complete hemispherectomy is persistent focal seizures, hemiplegia and mental deterioration in an infant or a child with unilateral cerebral atrophy.


Cerebral Artery Middle Cerebral Artery Corpus Callosum Frontal Lobe Caudate Nucleus 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ludwig G. Kempe
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  1. 1.Neurosurgery ServiceWalter Reed General HospitalUSA
  2. 2.George Washington UniversityUSA

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