New Possibilities of Stereotactic Treatment of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE)

  • J. A. Ganglberger
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 23)


Quite frequently limbic seizures are combined with mostly nocturnal major seizures of the grand mal type. While the major seizures are more easily controlled by anticonvulsive drugs it is a well known fact that clearly defined limbic seizures, especially the psychomotor attacks, are often highly resistant to pharmacological treatment.


Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Clinical Neurophysiology Prefrontal Area Medial Thalamus Limbic Seizure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Ganglberger
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  1. 1.Department of Functional Neurosurgery and Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurosurgical ClinicUniversity of WienWienAustria

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