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  • n  surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes

  • One approach has been to cut white nerve bundles in the front part of the brain (lobotomy or leucotomy).
  • It is called pre-frontal leucotomy, involves drilling a small hole in the temple, inserting a narrow, flat-bladed instrument with which a fan-shaped cut is made in the brain .
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    Feb. 15, 2014 - Wisconsin Dells Events
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    A lobotomy is a neurosurgical procedure, a form of psychosurgery, also known as a leukotomy or leucotomy. While the procedure has been controv…
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