cerebral hemisphere


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cerebral hemisphere

[sə′rē·brəl ′hem·ə‚sfir]
(cell and molecular biology)
Either of the two lateral halves of the cerebrum.
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unpublished observations), if the weight of the right cerebral hemisphere had been used as the sole measure of neuroprotection, the efficacy of the antioxidant, in combination with moderate hypothermia, would have been statistically undetected (Table 3).
Bogen, decided to treat intractable multifocal epilepsy by cutting the main fibre tracts linking the two cerebral hemispheres, with the primary intent of preventing the development of full-blown seizures.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain shows atrophy in the involved cerebral hemisphere with abnormal hyperintense signals in the T2 weighted images.
To increase the likelihood of ESP scoring in the laboratory so that a meaningful correlation between ESP scores and cerebral hemisphere dominance can be demonstrated, we tested only selected participants in the present study.
The cerebellum and the basal ganglia work together with the cerebral hemispheres to translate intentions into actions.
These are only a few of the many potential applications of the research on functional asymmetries of the cerebral hemispheres.
This theory's basic argument rests on the belief that certain anatomical structures, responsible for the reception and production of language/ speech, are located in left cerebral hemisphere, and that this mutual structural/functional association, to some degree, is present at birth (Molfese, 1976).
5) and to assess the amount of cross filling to the contralateral cerebral hemisphere.
2] underestimated the cerebral hemisphere venous oxygen saturation by up to 40% even when the catheter was properly placed at the "clinically dominant" jugular bulb.
66% Total 30 100% TABLE 3: SIGN AND SYMPTOMS IN 30 STUDY CASES Symptoms Number of cases Percentage Headache 30 100 Seizures 18 60 Nausea/Vomiting 12 40 Focal neurological deficit 3 10 Vision Problems 3 10 TABLE 4: DISTRIBUTION OF LESIONS ACCORDING TO SITE IN 30 STUDY CASES Site Number of cases Percentage Right Cerebral Hemisphere 10 33.
Initially this was thought to be a disease involving only one cerebral hemisphere, but cases with some degree of bilaterality have now been identified.
NCCT of Brain revealed hemi-atrophy of left cerebral hemisphere, leading to dilatation of sulci and cisterns as well as ex-vacuo dilatation of left lateral ventricle, atrophy of left cortico-spinal tract/cerebral peduncle in left half of mid-brain suggestive of wallerian degeneration.