Sebastião Carlos da Silva Júnior

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BACKGROUND Mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) is the most common disease found in an epilepsy surgery series. Early age of onset, a history of febrile convulsions, epileptiform discharges on EEG, duration of epilepsy, number of generalized seizures and severity of psychiatric disorders are possible prognostic factors in patients with MTS. OBJECTIVE The aim(More)
BACKGROUND Mesiotemporal cavernous malformation can occur in 10-20% of patients with cerebral cavernomas and are frequently associated with refractory. METHODS A retrospective investigation was performed in the epilepsy clinic of a Brazilian tertiary referral epilepsy center, from January 2000 to March 2012. RESULTS A total of 21 patients were included(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the surgical outcomes of temporal lobe epilepsy associated with hippocampal sclerosis (TLE-HS) and neurocysticercosis (NCC). METHODS A retrospective investigation of patients with TLE-HS was conducted in a tertiary center. RESULTS Seventy-nine (62.2%), 37 (29.1%), 6 (4.7%), and 5 (3.9%) patients were Engel class I, II, III, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To present a surgical series of patients with low grade temporal gliomas causing intractable epilepsy, focusing on long-term seizure outcome. METHOD A retrospective study was conducted with patients with temporal low-grade gliomas (LGG). RESULTS Sixty five patients with were operated in our institution. Males were more affected than females(More)
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