The endocrinology of hypothalamic hamartoma surgery for intractable epilepsy.

@article{Freeman2003TheEO,
  title={The endocrinology of hypothalamic hamartoma surgery for intractable epilepsy.},
  author={Jeremy L. Freeman and Margaret R. Zacharin and Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld and A. Simon Harvey},
  journal={Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape},
  year={2003},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={239-47}
}
Intractable epilepsy has replaced central precocious puberty (CPP) as the main indication for surgery in patients with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH). However, concern about endocrine complications and the paucity of published endocrine data may dissuade clinicians from recommending HH surgery. We report the preoperative endocrine status and postoperative… CONTINUE READING