Surgical Treatment of Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Phenotype

@inproceedings{Liu2012SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical Treatment of Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Phenotype},
  author={S J Liu and Ning An and Xiang Fang and Prabhdeep Singh and Joseph A Oommen and Qing Yin and Meihua Yang and Yong Liu and Wei Liao and Chang-qing Gao and Hui Yang},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2012}
}
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a devastating and refractory generalized epilepsy affecting children and adolescents. In this study we report the results of resective surgery in 18 patients with LGS phenotype who underwent single-lobe/lesionectomy or multilobe resection plus multiple subpial transection and/or callosotomy. After surgery, seven patients became completely seizure-free (Engel Class I) and five almost seizure-free (Engel Class II). Additional four had significant seizure control… CONTINUE READING
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