Need medical term for specific brain operation

Prateek K. Lala ak961 at freenet.HSC.Colorado.EDU
Tue Aug 22 16:03:26 EST 1995


In a previous article, rgl at waller.physiol.ox.ac.uk (Richard Lanyon) says:

>On Fri, 18 Aug 1995, Jeffrey Starin wrote:
>
>> I need to know the medical term for the operation in which a person's corpus 
>> collosum is severed.  Is it corpus collostomy?
>
>Callosal section is what I call it
>
>Richard Lanyon

I've heard of it being referred to as a corpus callosotomy (definitely NOT
a colostomy!)

Prateek Lala
University of Toronto
-- 
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