Modified hemispherectomy for epilepsy: early results in 10 cases.

  title={Modified hemispherectomy for epilepsy: early results in 10 cases.},
  author={E D Beardsworth and Christopher B T Adams},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={2 1},
Early outcome results for 10 cases of modified hemispherectomy are presented. All patients had a history of infantile hemiplegia and intractable epilepsy. Pre- and postoperative measures for seizures and motor and cognitive and behavioural functioning are described. Early results are encouraging with no mortality and a low rate of complications. There was a complete cessation of seizures in seven patients and a considerable reduction in seizure frequency in two. Motor functioning was largely… CONTINUE READING

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