Neurology 2022 Jun 11;98(23):e2337-e2346. Epub 2022 Apr 11.
From the Departments of Neurology (W.L.G., A.H., S.J.S., L.L.C., C.H., M.R., L.A., C.T.A., C.E.C., J.R.B.), Anesthesiology (W.L.G.), and Neurosurgery (W.M.M.), Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Departments of Neurology (R.M.B.) and Radiology (M.J.L.), Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH; Departments of Neurology (J.T.L.) and Imaging Sciences (M.E.T.), University of Rochester, NY; Departments of Neurology (D.L.D., D.W.L.) and Pediatrics (D.L.D.), Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Department of Neurology (D.L.D., T.G.), University of Washington, Seattle; Departments of Psychology (M.J.) and Radiology (V.L.M.), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; Department of Neurology (J.B.A., J.P.S.), University of Alabama at Birmingham; Department of Neurology (L.B.), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston; Department of Neurology (S.B.), University of California, Los Angeles; and Department of Neurology (J.V.), University of Cincinnati, OH.
Background And Objectives: Naming decline after left temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) surgery is common and difficult to predict. Preoperative language fMRI may predict naming decline, but this application is still lacking evidence. We performed a large multicenter cohort study of the effectiveness of fMRI in predicting naming deficits after left TLE surgery. Read More