[Insular epilepsy: A model of cryptic epilepsy. The Lyon experience].

@article{Isnard2009InsularEA,
  title={[Insular epilepsy: A model of cryptic epilepsy. The Lyon experience].},
  author={Jean Isnard},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  year={2009},
  volume={165 10},
  pages={746-9}
}
The role of the insular lobe in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) has often been suggested but never directly demonstrated. In this article, we review data from recent literature and from our own stereo-electroencephalographic (SEEG) recordings in patients referred for temporal lobe epilepsy surgery. Our description of the clinical features of insular lobe seizures is based on data from video and SEEG ictal recordings and direct electric cortical stimulation in a population of 50 consecutive… CONTINUE READING