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In this study we examined 37 subjects with a diagnosis of intractable frontal lobe epilepsy (FLE) based on non-invasive pre-surgical evaluation. Twenty-six underwent chronic intracranial ictal recordings (CIR) with video monitoring; 20 of these went on to surgical resection. Eleven underwent surgery without CIR. Retrospectively, we determined that 19 had(More)
BACKGROUND The popularity of subdural electrodes for the presurgical evaluation of patients with intractable seizures is increasing. However, few reports have prospectively dealt with their efficacy and safety. METHODS We conducted a 5-year prospective study of patients evaluated by the California Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, who subsequently underwent(More)
Vertebral hemangiomas have usually been treated by resection following preoperative arterial embolization. A case is presented in which no feeding tumor vessels were demonstrable angiographically. The tumor was resected by an anterolateral transthoracic approach without preoperative embolization. There was progressive postoperative improvement of the(More)
A case is presented of subarachnoid hemorrhage from an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) involving the left middle cerebral artery in the circle of Willis, seen in association with multiple anomalies of the circle. This is an extremely unusual location for such a malformation. The possible etiology of the AVM and its relationship to the associated anomalies(More)
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