[Surgery for intractable focal epilepsy in children].

  title={[Surgery for intractable focal epilepsy in children].},
  author={Olivier Delalande and Martine Fohlen and Christine Bulteau and Claude Jalin},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  volume={160 Spec No 1},
Surgery of drug resistant epilepsy in children is a functional surgery which aims at the suppression of the epileptogenic focus. The surgical decision is adopted or rejected as a result of the clinical examination and complementary investigations following a multidisciplinary discussion in which the benefit-risk ratio is being carefully weighed. The objective of the presurgical investigations, dominated by scalp-recorded video-electroencephalography and magnetic resonance imaging, is the… CONTINUE READING