The use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat intractable childhood partial epilepsy.

@article{Dunoyer2002TheUO,
  title={The use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat intractable childhood partial epilepsy.},
  author={Catalina Dunoyer and John Ragheb and Trevor J Resnick and Luis Alvarez and Prasanna Jayakar and Nolan R. Altman and Aizik Wolf and Michael S. Duchowny},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2002},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={292-300}
}
PURPOSE Although conventional surgery is presently used to treat seizures of temporolimbic and neocortical origin, deep-seated lesions are often associated with morbidity. Stereotactic radiosurgery is a noninvasive procedure that effectively treats patients with vascular malformations and brain tumors, but its efficacy for epileptogenic foci is limited, especially in children. METHODS Between 1995 and 1999, four candidates who had medically uncontrolled seizures and localized seizure foci… CONTINUE READING
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