Planning extent of resection in epilepsy: Limited versus large resections

@article{Okonma2011PlanningEO,
  title={Planning extent of resection in epilepsy: Limited versus large resections},
  author={Saint V Okonma and Jeffrey Parker Blount and Robert E. Gross},
  journal={Epilepsy & Behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={233-240}
}
Aggressive versus limited resection is an often-debated topic in epilepsy surgery. There are two inherent questions within this debate: (1) Can a more limited resection yield seizure freedom rates similar to those afforded by wider/more aggressive resection, with lower rates of neurological complications? (2) Does wider/more aggressive resection increase seizure freedom rates, with tolerable neurological complications rates? Further, if more limited resection has a lower seizure freedom rate… CONTINUE READING

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