Jun 11, 2020
On rounds, I sometimes joke that the two most important organs
in the body are the right and left hemisphere. Only one of many,
terrible, dad jokes my poor residents and students have to endure.
But what happens when one organ fails, or you have to remove
This week on BrainWaves, we’ll review a unique neurologic
condition where such incredible hemispheric dysfunction can only be
treated by surgically removing half of the brain. And OMG, a show
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