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Long-term Results of Stereotactic Surgery for Therapy-Resistant, Mainly Partial Epilepsies

  • M. Mohadjer
  • E. Ruh
  • F. Mundinger
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 15)

Abstract

When the treatment of epilepsy with drugs reaches its limits as the disease becomes resistant to therapy, the patient must be considered for surgical management. The steady increase in symptoms and the. accompanying deterioration in the quality of life can be treated succes-fully by various forms of surgical intervention (1, 8, 9, 22). Despite refinements in microsurgical instrumentation and techniques, however, complications, including impaired memory and speech, still occur (1, 9, 14).

Keywords

Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Seizure Type Partial Epilepsy Epileptogenic Zone Stereotactic Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Mohadjer
    • 1
  • E. Ruh
    • 1
  • F. Mundinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Abt. Stereotaxic und NeuronuklearmedizinNeurochirurgische UniversitätsklinikFreiburg i. Br.Germany

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