Corpus callosotomy in treatment of medically resistant epilepsy: preliminary results in a pediatric population.

@article{Cendes1993CorpusCI,
  title={Corpus callosotomy in treatment of medically resistant epilepsy: preliminary results in a pediatric population.},
  author={Fernando Cendes and Paulo C{\'e}sar Ragazzo and Valence Da Costa and Luzilma Flenick Martins},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1993},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={910-7}
}
We report the results of 34 patients who underwent corpus callosotomy between 1986 and 1989 with 28-65 months of postoperative follow-up (mean 42 months). Thirty-two patients had mental retardation and 26 had significant behavioral problems. Thirteen patients had total section, 8 had subtotal section with preservation of the posterior half of the splenium, and 13 had section of the anterior two thirds of the callosum. Satisfactory seizure control was achieved in 25 patients (73.5%) Atonic… CONTINUE READING

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