The Bancaud and Talairach view on the epileptogenic zone: a working hypothesis.

  title={The Bancaud and Talairach view on the epileptogenic zone: a working hypothesis.},
  author={Philippe Kahane and Elisabeth Landr{\'e} and Lorella Minotti and Stafano Francione and Philippe Ryvlin},
  journal={Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape},
  volume={8 Suppl 2},
The definition of the epileptogenic zone, as proposed by Talairach and Bancaud, is an ictal electro-clinical definition based on the results of stereotactic intracerebral EEG (SEEG) recordings. It takes into account not only the anatomical location of the "site of the beginning and of the primary organization" of the epileptic discharge, but also how this discharge gives rise to the accompanying clinical symptoms. This definition is different from the North American view since, for the French… CONTINUE READING
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