What is WADA Test (intracarotid sodium amobarbital procedure)?

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Most epilepsy patients considering surgery have the Wada test first to look at language and memory on one side of the brain at a time. This test is officially known as the intracarotid sodium amobarbital procedure (ISAP). The name WADA comes from the physician who first performed it, Dr. Juhn Wada.

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