Substrate-Directed Epilepsy

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdult Epilepsy
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages247-270
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9780470741221
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 18 2011

Keywords

  • Epilepsy surgery, effective and safe therapy - patients with drug-resistant partial epilepsy (DRE)
  • Epileptogenic zone localization - presurgical evaluation for epilepsy surgery, focus on epileptic brain
  • Functional neuroimaging procedures - not needed, in patients with structural MRI abnormality concordant with presurgical evaluation
  • Intractable partial epilepsy - patients with medically resistant epilepsy, risk for morbidity and mortality
  • MRI and mesial temporal sclerosis
  • Patients with Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), or lesional epilepsy - having surgically remediable epilepsy syndromes
  • Substrate-directed epilepsy
  • Surgical advances, and use of gamma-knife - in treatment of DRE, ongoing investigations
  • Surgically remediable epileptic syndromes - and non-lesional temporal lobe epilepsy
  • Symptomatic partial epilepsy - mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (mTLE), lesional epilepsy and nonlesional neocortical epilepsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

Cite this

Worrell, G. A. (2011). Substrate-Directed Epilepsy. In Adult Epilepsy (pp. 247-270). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470975039.ch15