Presurgical evaluations of patients with intractable epilepsy

Lesser, R. P.
April 2006
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr2006, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p428
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the presurgical evaluations of patients with intractable epilepsy. Patients were implanted when seizure focus location was less defined. Patients consequently did as well as those who had more straight-forward findings on scalp electroencephalogram and nuclear magnetic resonance and who therefore did not require electrode implants. All abnormal neuroimaging results were grouped, but many epileptologists thought that good outcomes were more likely to occur when certain abnormalities were present, like mesial temporal sclerosis.


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