Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdult Epilepsy
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages49-65
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780470741221
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 18 2011

Keywords

  • Functional neuroimaging, and partial seizure disorders - indeterminate MRI studies, neuroimaging procedures localizing epileptic brain tissue
  • MRI, pivotal role in patient selection and evaluation - surgical treatment of intractable partial epilepsy
  • MRI, sensitive and specific structural neuroimaging procedures - for patients with partial or localization-related epilepsy
  • MRI-based hippocampal formation volumetric studies
  • Neuroimaging in epilepsy
  • Optimal technique in adult patients - with partial epilepsy, coronal or oblique-coronal images using T1-weighted and T2-weighted sequences
  • Partial epilepsy, the most common seizure disorder
  • Patients with intractable epilepsy - increased risk of serious morbidity and mortality
  • Patients, "failing" two AED medications - having medically refractory seizure disorder, with alternative forms of treatment
  • Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) - for peri-ictal imaging in patients with partial epileptic syndromes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

Cite this

Cascino, G. D. (2011). Neuroimaging in Epilepsy. In Adult Epilepsy (pp. 49-65). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470975039.ch5