What is Corpus Callosotomy?

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Generic name: Brain surgery

The corpus callosum is a band of nerve fibers located deep in the brain that connects the two halves (hemispheres) of the brain. A corpus callosotomy is an operation that cuts the corpus callosum, interrupting the spread of seizures from hemisphere to hemisphere.

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