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.