Concentric contraction of the visual field in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and its association with the use of vigabatrin medication.

@article{Hardus2000ConcentricCO,
  title={Concentric contraction of the visual field in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and its association with the use of vigabatrin medication.},
  author={Peter Hardus and Willem Verduin and Gina Postma and Jan Sietse Stilma and Tos Berendschot and Cees W. M. van Veelen},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={
          581-7
        }
}
PURPOSE To describe concentric visual field loss found in the presurgical evaluation of patients with drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy and relate the findings to potential causative factors. METHODS A series of 157 consecutive patients with drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy, who had been selected for neurosurgical treatment, was examined in a study set up as a prospective investigation of their visual fields, to document the loss of visual field resulting from surgery. Pre-as well as… CONTINUE READING
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