Hypothalamic hamartomas: optimal approach to clinical evaluation and diagnosis.

@article{Wilfong2013HypothalamicHO,
  title={Hypothalamic hamartomas: optimal approach to clinical evaluation and diagnosis.},
  author={Angus A. Wilfong and Daniel J. Curry},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 Suppl 9},
  pages={109-14}
}
Hypothalamic hamartomas (HHs) present a difficult medical problem, manifested by gelastic seizures, which are often medically intractable. Although existing techniques offer modest surgical outcomes with the potential for significant morbidity, the relatively novel technique of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided stereotactic laser ablation (SLA) offers a potentially safer, minimally invasive method with high efficacy for the HH treatment. We report here on 14 patients with medically… CONTINUE READING