The Seizure Active Site Demonstrated by Chronically Implanted Electrodes

  • Y. K. Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 23)


In the past two decades open or stereotaxic surgery has actively been applied to seizure disorders. In some cases the results of surgery were encouraging but in others they were disappointing. It seemed to us that the primary reason for these widely divergent effects of surgery was the usual approach of selecting only one target structure without considering the nature of the specific seizure type or that multiple foci were present.


Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Target Selection Clinical Seizure Depth Recording Stereotaxic Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. K. Kim
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.NeuroscienceBroughton HospitalMorgantonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Neurosurgery NeuroscienceBroughton HospitalMorgantonUSA

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