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Clinical and Electrophysiological Effects of Chronic Epileptic Lesion in Split-Brain Cats

  • J. Majkowski
  • W. Pisarski
  • B. Bilińska-Nigot
  • A. Sobieszek
  • A. Karliński
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 23)

Summary

The development of the clinical and EEG manifestations of intracortical alumina cream epileptogenic lesion is described in 14 split-brain cats. In 4 animals contralateral and/or ipsilateral, cortical and subcortical secondary epileptic foci were present. The results indicate that integrity of interhemispheric transfer through the corpus callosum and anterior and posterior commissures is not necessary for the transmission of epileptic activity to contralateral hemisphere. Partial epileptic seizures of Jacksonian type were observed in 6 cats. In 1 cat grand mal epileptic seizure developed. The possible mechanisms of secondary epileptic foci and generalized type of seizure are discussed.

Keywords

Corpus Callosum Status Epilepticus Epileptic Activity Electrophysiological Effect Sharp Wave 
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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Majkowski
    • 2
  • W. Pisarski
    • 1
  • B. Bilińska-Nigot
    • 1
  • A. Sobieszek
    • 1
  • A. Karliński
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Research and Teaching CenterWarsaw Medical AcademyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Department of Neurology, Research and Teaching CenterWarsaw Medical AcademyWarsawPoland

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