Extraoperative Mapping by Means of Cortical Grid before Resection of Diffuse Oligodendroglioma in Dominant Hemisphere – an Alternative of “Awake Craniotomy” – a Case Report

Authors: R. Bartoš 1;  J. Ceé 1;  A. Zolal 1;  A. Hejčl 1;  M. Bolcha 1;  J. Prokšová 2;  M. Sameš 1
Authors‘ workplace: Neurochirurgická klinika UJEP a Krajská zdravotní, a. s. – Masarykova nemocnice v Ústí nad Labem, o. z. 1;  Rehabilitační oddělení – logopedie, Krajská zdravotní, a. s. – Masarykova nemocnice v Ústí nad Labem, o. z. 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2008; 71/104(6): 718-721
Category: Case Report


In a case report of the patient with diffuse oligodendroglioma WHO II we present the method of extraoperative mapping by means of temporarily implanted cortical grid as an alternative of “awake” surgery. We mention technical aspects of this cortical functions mapping mode and in the discussion we compare both methods.

Key words:
functional mapping – glioma – cortical grid – functional magnetic resonance – diffusion tensor imaging


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