eloquent brain

eloquent brain

those parts of the brain that control speech, motor functions, and senses, localization of which is important in treating brain tumors.

eloquent brain

Those parts of the brain that control speech, movement, and sensation, i.e., whose functions are readily felt, heard, and observed.
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3 The study also recommended the use of preoperative factors like location of recurrence in eloquent brain regions, Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) and tumour volume; to be considered when evaluating a patient for reoperation.
Special sequencing, such as diffusion tractography imaging and functional MRI, can be used to determine the association between eloquent brain areas and the epileptogenic area, thereby allowing preservation of function in patients who undergo resection of the epileptiform area.
Surgical Planning & Navigation - The Suite also includes computer assisted pre-surgical planning with multimodal functional brain mapping and surgical navigation integration, which together helps to preserve eloquent brain tissue and minimize risks.
For those patients whose tumors are inoperable because they are in eloquent brain areas, DTI-015 may offer the ability to quickly and decisively control the growth of these tumors.