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Anterior Temporal Lobectomy

"Anterior Temporal Lobectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A neurosurgical procedure that removes the anterior TEMPORAL LOBE including the medial temporal structures of CEREBRAL CORTEX; AMYGDALA; HIPPOCAMPUS; and the adjacent PARAHIPPOCAMPAL GYRUS. This procedure is generally used for the treatment of intractable temporal epilepsy (EPILEPSY, TEMPORAL LOBE).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Anterior Temporal Lobectomy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Anterior Temporal Lobectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2016
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