Localization of epileptic auras induced on stimulation by subdural electrodes.

  title={Localization of epileptic auras induced on stimulation by subdural electrodes.},
  author={Reinhard Schulz and Hans Otto L{\"u}ders and Ingrid E. B. Tuxhorn and A. Niederle M. Ebner and H. Holthausen and Matthias Hoppe and Soheyl Noachtar and Heinz Wolfgang Pannek and Theodor W. May and Peter Wolf},
  volume={38 12},
PURPOSE This study evaluates the localization of stimulation-induced auras (SIA) and tries to determine whether the SIA can help to define the boundaries of resection in epilepsy surgery. METHODS Using subdural grid electrodes, 31 patients with drug resistant focal epilepsy were examined in a retrospective and prospective study lasting 2 years. RESULTS On stimulation by subdural electrodes, we elicited habitual auras in 16 patients (52%). The zone of SIA overlapped the epileptogenic lesion… CONTINUE READING

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