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Brain cognitive function and surgical protection of brain function

  • HUO Ran ,
  • CAO Yong
  • Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100050, China

Received date: 2016-12-27

  Revised date: 2017-01-22

  Online published: 2017-02-28


The development of the neurosurgery model is promoted by the understanding of the human brain structure, the brain functions and the requirements of the brain protection. The understanding of the brain functions turns from the neural functions to the cognitive functions. The protection of the cognitive functions will become a new direction of the minimally invasive neurosurgery. With the help of the intraoperative neuronavigation, we can not only protect the known cognitive functions, but also verify and explore the unknown cognitive function area.

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HUO Ran , CAO Yong . Brain cognitive function and surgical protection of brain function[J]. Science & Technology Review, 2017 , 35(4) : 23 -26 . DOI: 10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2017.04.002


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