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Anterior capsulotomy

A form of psychosurgery in which the presumed frontal thalamocortical radiations of the anterior limb of the internal capsule of the brain is interrupted—by thermocoagulation using a bipolar electrode system—at the point where the connections pass between the head of the caudate nucleus and putamen

Indications

see Anterior capsulotomy for Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

anterior_capsulotomy.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/18 07:30 by administrador