[Dutch Collaborative Epilepsy Surgery Program: reduction of seizures, operative complications and tapering of medication in 338 patients, 1973-1998].

@article{Veelen2001DutchCE,
  title={[Dutch Collaborative Epilepsy Surgery Program: reduction of seizures, operative complications and tapering of medication in 338 patients, 1973-1998].},
  author={Cees W M van Veelen and Peter C. van Rijen and Ren{\'e} M Chr Debets and P W van Wijk-Leenaars and Walter van Emde Boas},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  year={2001},
  volume={145 46},
  pages={2223-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the results of surgical treatment in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, referred to the Dutch Epilepsy Surgery Program, who were treated in the University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands, in the period January 1973-December 1998. DESIGN Retrospective descriptive. METHOD A total of 338 patients were operated on; 269 underwent temporal lobe resection, 41 extratemporal resection, 12 a functional hemispherectomy and 10 callosotomy. Six patients were treated… CONTINUE READING

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