The selective amygdalohippocampectomy for intractable temporal limbic seizures.

  title={The selective amygdalohippocampectomy for intractable temporal limbic seizures.},
  author={M. Gazi Yaşargil and Niklaus Krayenbuehl and Peter H. Roth and Sanford P. C. Hsu and Dianne C.H. Yaşargil},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={112 1},
OBJECT The proximal (anterior) transsylvian approach through a pterional craniotomy was developed by the senior author (M.G.Y.) in 1967 for the microsurgical treatment of saccular aneurysms of the circle of Willis, frontoorbital and temporobasal arteriovenous malformations, cavernomas, and extrinsic and intrinsic tumors. The acquired positive surgical experiences on this large series enabled the senior author, in 1973, to apply this approach for the selective amygdalohippocampectomy in patients… CONTINUE READING
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