Functional neuro-imaging as a pre-surgical tool in epilepsy

  title={Functional neuro-imaging as a pre-surgical tool in epilepsy},
  author={Zulfi Haneef and David T. K. Chen},
  booktitle={Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology},
Functional neuro-imaging techniques are helpful in the pre-surgical evaluation of epilepsy for localization of the epileptogenic zone as ancillary tools to electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or when other localization techniques are normal, non-concordant or discordant. Positron emission tomography (PET) and ictal single photon emission computed tomography (ictal SPECT) imaging are traditional tests that have been reported to have good sensitivity and specificity… CONTINUE READING