Treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy.

@article{Ojemann1997TreatmentOT,
  title={Treatment of temporal lobe epilepsy.},
  author={George A. Ojemann},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={48},
  pages={317-28}
}
Initial management of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy is with antiepileptic drugs, but these control seizures in only half the patients. Patients refractory to drugs should be evaluated for resective surgery. That evaluation requires identification of a focus of onset of seizures, as well as establishing that the focus is in an area of the brain that can be removed with a low risk of new neurologic deficits. Techniques used in that evaluation, including electroencephalography, imaging… CONTINUE READING