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SURGICAL APPROACHES TO EPILEPSY: SURGERY FOR OTHER TYPES OF SEIZURES – SECTIONING OF THE CORPUS CALLOSUM

The corpus callosum is the major pathway connecting one hemisphere of the brain with the other. Some seizures that are focal or multifocal in origin will spread throughout the cortex by the pathway of the corpus callosum to become generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Others will spread by this pathway to deeper structures and lead to atonic [...]