Emerging Surgical Strategies of Intractable Frontal Lobe Epilepsy with Cortical Dysplasia in Terms of Extent of Resection

@inproceedings{Shin2014EmergingSS,
  title={Emerging Surgical Strategies of Intractable Frontal Lobe Epilepsy with Cortical Dysplasia in Terms of Extent of Resection},
  author={Jung-Hoon Shin and N. Jung and Sang-Pyo Kim and E I Son},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Cortical dysplasia (CD) is one of the common causes of epilepsy surgery. However, surgical outcome still remains poor, especially with frontal lobe epilepsy (FLE), despite the advancement of neuroimaging techniques and expansion of surgical indications. The aim of this study was to focus on surgical strategies in terms of extent of resection to improve surgical outcome in the cases of FLE with CD. METHODS A total of 11 patients of FLE were selected among 67 patients who were proven… CONTINUE READING