Seizure outcome following transcortical selective amygdalohippocampectomy in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.

@article{Acar2008SeizureOF,
  title={Seizure outcome following transcortical selective amygdalohippocampectomy in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.},
  author={G{\"o}ksemin Acar and F. Pinar Acar and Jonathan P. Miller and David C. Spencer and Kim Burchiel},
  journal={Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={314-9}
}
The aim of this study was to retrospectively determine if patients with medically refractory epilepsy, due to hippocampal sclerosis, who underwent selective amygdalohippocampectomy (SAH) with a transcortical approach experienced improved seizure outcome. Thirty-nine patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy and hippocampal sclerosis were included in the study. The mean follow-up was 25.88 +/- 17.69 months. Antiepileptic medication use and seizure frequency were significantly reduced after SAH… CONTINUE READING