Is there a benefit of an awake-awake-awake craniotomy concerning intraoperative brainmapping compared to asleep-awake-asleep procedures? A prospective, clinical trial

C. Ott, C. Kerscher, R. Luerding, C. Doenitz, A. Brawanski & J. Schlaier
Objective: In an awake craniotomy patients may be awake during the entire surgical period (awake-awake-awake craniotomy = AAAC), or they are initially sedated and will "wake up" only for brainmapping (asleep-awake-asleep craniotomy = SASC). The aim of our study was to investigate[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]