Leucotomy: Techniques, Treatment and Outlook

leucotomy

Definition of Leucotomy. Psychosurgery is probably a better word to use than the term leucotomy nowadays. Since modern operations are more restricted and sophisticated than the original crude ‘standard leucotomy’ which was used until the mid- 1950s. All of them involve cutting or otherwise interrupting connections between the underside of the frontal lobes of the … Read more