Neurophysiologic and neuroradiologic features of intractable epilepsy after traumatic brain injury in adults.

@article{DiazArrastia2000NeurophysiologicAN,
  title={Neurophysiologic and neuroradiologic features of intractable epilepsy after traumatic brain injury in adults.},
  author={Ramon Diaz-Arrastia and Mark A. Agostini and Alan B. Frol and Bruce E. Mickey and James L. Fleckenstein and Eileen Bigio and Paul C. Van Ness},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={1611-6}
}
BACKGROUND There is controversy regarding the precise mechanism by which epilepsy results after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Previous reports have suggested that mesial temporal lobe epilepsy may result from TBI only in young children, while neocortical epilepsy arises from TBI in later life. These conclusions were based on surgical series and may be biased because of patient selection. OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of mesial temporal lobe as opposed to neocortical epilepsy in… CONTINUE READING
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