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Article
January 1975

The Long-Term Effects of Callosal Sectioning: Report of a Second Case

Author Affiliations

From the Neurology Unit, Monroe Community Hospital (Dr. Goldstein); the departments of neurology, Strong Memorial Hospital and University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Drs. Goldstein and Joynt); and the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Strong Memorial Hospital and University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY (Dr. Hartley).

Arch Neurol. 1975;32(1):52-53. doi:10.1001/archneur.1975.00490430074014
Abstract

Testing a patient 32 years after callosal sectioning revealed defects in transfer of learning and crossed (mixed modality) matching. This points out that defects may persist long after such surgery and that early reports of negative results of callosal section in patients were probably not correct.

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