What is Hemispherectomy?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Brain surgery

Hemispherectomy is a surgical procedure for that is generally limited to patients with seizures that are associated with congenital hemiplegia, chronic encephalitis, hemi-megalencephaly or Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hemispherectomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Weakness in arm(s) 1
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There are no evaluations for Hemispherectomy.