Cortical mapping | definition of cortical mapping by Medical dictionary
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Establishing the relationship between various structures of the brain and their functions. It is a technique used in neurosurgery to determine which parts of a diseased brain may be safely excised. Maps made of eloquent brain structures help surgeons minimize the damage they do when they remove tumors or seizure foci. Synonym: brain mapping
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Functional MRI is complementary to intraoperative cortical mapping
in localization of eloquent cortex prior to surgical resection of an intracranial neoplasm.
With over 90 installations world-wide, the NBS System is CE-marked and FDA-cleared for cortical mapping
prior to neurosurgery.
Nexstimos NBS System is the only direct, non-invasive cortical mapping
device approved for both the USA and European markets.
Nexstim's NBS System is the only direct, non-invasive cortical mapping
device cleared for sale in both the USA and Europe.