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temporal_lobectomy

Temporal lobectomy

Temporal lobe resection has long been established as a safe and effective treatment for refractory temporal lobe epilepsy 1).

see Anterior temporal lobectomy.

The possible role the insula in some epilepsies may explain some failures of temporal lobectomy 2).

1)
Wiebe S, Blume WT, Girvin JP, Eliasziw M: A randomized, controlled trial of surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy. N Engl J Med 345:311–318, 2001
2)
Guenot M, Isnard J, Sindou M. Surgical anatomy of the insula. Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg. 2004;29:265-88. Review. PubMed PMID: 15035341.
temporal_lobectomy.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/16 15:40 by administrador