By Hugues Duffau
The aim of this publication is to make a hyperlink among primary learn within the box of cognitive neurosciences, which now advantages from a greater wisdom of the neural foundations of cerebral processing, and its medical software, in particular in neurosurgery – itself in a position to supply new insights into mind association. The anatomical bases are awarded, advances and boundaries of different tools of practical cerebral mapping are mentioned, up-to-date versions of sensorimotor, visuospatial, language, reminiscence, emotional, and government capabilities are defined intimately. within the gentle of those facts, new options of surgical administration of cerebral lesions are proposed, with an optimization of the benefit–risk ratio of surgical procedure. eventually, views approximately mind connectivity and plasticity are mentioned at the foundation of translational stories regarding serial useful neuroimaging, intraoperative cortico-subcortical electric mapping, and biomathematical modeling of interactions among parallel dispensed neural networks.
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The parahippocampal gyrus forms the lower half of the C that wraps around the diencephalic region. Posteriorly, it comprises the isthmus of the cingulate gyrus and is also the anterior continuation of the lingual gyrus, which lies under the calcarine fissure. The parahippocampal gyrus is situated lateral to the cerebral peduncle. Anteriorly, it folds back on itself medially, assuming the shape of a hook and constituting the uncus of the parahippocampal gyrus situated anterolateral to the cerebral peduncle, and harbors the uncal sulcus.
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