Thalamic hypometabolism on 18FDG-positron emission tomography in medial temporal lobe epilepsy.


OBJECTIVES Degree of hypometabolism in the thalamus on (18)Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) was compared with those of medial and lateral temporal lobes in patients with medial temporal lobe epilepsy (mTLE), and its relationship with post-operative seizure outcomes was investigated. METHODS Twenty-six patients with mTLE who… (More)