Noun(1) surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes
(1) There was, however, the far more brutal chance that he would be donated to the Experimental Surgery wing for a lobotomy .(2) The painter's younger sister, Jacqueline, who was physically and mentally handicapped had a lobotomy when she was a child and spent her life in a mental institution.(3) Several were of a gruesome medical procedure, a prefrontal lobotomy .(4) This operation, also called prefrontal leucotomy or standard lobotomy , was performed widely, and soon its beneficial as well as its detrimental effects became apparent.(5) In 1967, Freeman performed a lobotomy on one of his original patients in Berkeley, California.(6) Neurosurgeons everywhere started to abandon lobotomy in favour of more humane methods of treatment.(7) It compares with a surgeon going into an operating theatre without knowing whether he is going to remove an appendix or perform a lobotomy ; and who knows, if he gets really inspired, he may amputate the patient's left leg.(8) A cingulutomy is a prefrontal lobotomy that severs certain functions between the two frontal hemispheres.(9) There were other types of lobotomy as well… as many varieties as there were imaginative neurosurgeons.(10) the revolt against the resurgence of lobotomy(11) there was talk of performing a lobotomy(12) A few months after performing his first lobotomy in 1936, Freeman presented the case to the annual meeting of the Southern Medical Association.(13) His lifelong guilt came from allowing his mother to authorize a lobotomy on his sister; twenty years later, he still regarded his mother with both reverence and resentment.(14) Upon receipt of the promised champagne and chocolates I can recommend a friendly brain surgeon, skilled in pre-frontal lobotomies .(15) These were the days when doubts were being voiced about lobotomies and leucotomies and other simple little strokes of the specialist's knife.(16) It seems that in the 1930s, when Egas Moniz was doing the first lobotomies on humans, treating mental illness was urgent for some reason.
(1) frontal lobotomy :: lobotomy blaen
1. leukotomy ::
2. frontal lobotomy ::
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