<investigation> Unilateral internal carotid injection of amobarbital to determine the laterality of speech; injection on the dominant side causes transient aphasia or mutism; used prior to surgical treatment of epilepsy. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(for cerebral dominance of language function) amobarbital is injected into an internal carotid artery to produce transient hemiparesis of the contralateral limbs. Injection into the artery of the hemisphere dominant for language produces a transient aphasia, into that of the nondominant hemisphere d...
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The Wada test, named after Canadian neurologist and epileptologist Juhn Atsushi Wada, also known as the "intracarotid sodium amobarbital procedure" (ISAP), is used to establish cerebral language and memory representation of each hemisphere. ==Method== The test is conducted with the patient awake. E...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: wah-dah Definitions: 1. unilateral internal carotid injection of amobarbital to determine the laterality of speech; injection on the dominant side causes transient aphasia or mutism; used prior to surgical treatment of epilepsy.
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