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callosotomy

(ka-los′tŏ-mē) [ (corpus) callosum + -tomy]
The surgical separation of the cerebral hemispheres by cutting the corpus callosum. It is used to treat refractory seizures and usually decreases their severity by preventing the spread of seizure activity from one side of the brain to the other.
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Two years ago, she had a corpus callosotomy and we have been so happy with the results
If that does not work, then she will need to have a corpus callosotomy which is a surgical procedure to separate the two hemispheres of her brain.
I would greatly appreciate any and all input on other experiences with: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (with or without Dandy-Walker malformation); uncontrolled seizure disorders; anti-seizure medications that have helped reduce or control seizures; and/or experience with surgical procedures with either positive or negative results, specifically the vagus nerve stimulator and the corpus callosotomy.
When Jessica was 14, we considered a corpus callosotomy -- a surgical procedure that cuts the tissue connecting the two hemispheres of the brain.