Functional neurosurgery in the treatment of epilepsy in The Netherlands. Aspects of presurgical evaluation and the contribution of subdural and stereotactically implanted depth electrodes in the Dutch Workgroup for Functional Surgery.


In the Netherlands all patients who are considered candidates for surgical treatment of their epilepsy are referred to the Dutch Workgroup for Functional Neurosurgery. Resective neurosurgery in partial epilepsy is a focus of special interest of national health authorities. Annually 15-20 patients can now be operated upon. Presurgical evaluation includes a.o… (More)


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