Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Brain Surgery While 'Awake' with Hypnosis

Could hypnosis help to reduce the psychological trauma associated with "awake craniotomy" for brain cancers?

A new "hypnosedation" technique offers a new alternative for patients undergoing awake surgery for gliomas, suggests a study in the January issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, published by Wolters Kluwer.

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