Comparative diagnostic utility of 1H MRS and DWI in evaluation of temporal lobe epilepsy.

OBJECTIVE To compare the ability of diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) and (1)H MRS to lateralize to the temporal lobe of seizure onset and to predict postoperative seizure control in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). METHODS Forty TLE patients who subsequently underwent epilepsy surgery and 20 normal subjects were studied with (1)H MRS and DWI… (More)