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Clinical SPECT and PET for Management of Patients with Refractory Epilepsy

  • Koen Van Laere
  • Karolien Goffin
  • Wim Van Paesschen

Abstract

Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological disorder that is controlled with medication in around 70% of cases. When focal seizures are recurrent despite antiepileptic drugs, resection of the epileptogenic cortex may be considered

Keywords

Positron Emission Tomography Single Photon Emission Compute Tomography Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Hippocampal Sclerosis Focal Cortical Dysplasia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Koen Van Laere
    • 1
  • Karolien Goffin
    • 1
  • Wim Van Paesschen
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Nuclear MedicineUniversity Hospital LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyEpilepsy Unit, University Hospital LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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