Seizure outcome and complications following hypothalamic hamartoma treatment in adults: endoscopic, open, and Gamma Knife procedures.

@article{Drees2012SeizureOA,
  title={Seizure outcome and complications following hypothalamic hamartoma treatment in adults: endoscopic, open, and Gamma Knife procedures.},
  author={Cornelia N Drees and Kevin E. Chapman and Erin Prenger and Luke Baxter and Rama Maganti and Harold L. Rekate and Andrew G. Shetter and Maggie Bobrowitz and John F. Kerrigan},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={117 2},
  pages={255-61}
}
OBJECT This study aimed at identifying outcomes with respect to seizures, morbidity, and mortality in adult patients undergoing resective or Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) to treat intractable epilepsy associated with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH). METHODS Adult patients undergoing surgical treatment for HH-related epilepsy were prospectively monitored at a single center for complications and seizure outcome by using a proprietary database. Preintervention and postintervention data for patients 18… CONTINUE READING

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