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Prognostic factors in presurgical assessment of frontal lobe epilepsy.

Authors
  • Ferrier, C H
  • Engelsman, J
  • Alarcón, G
  • Binnie, C D
  • Polkey, C E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1999
Volume
66
Issue
3
Pages
350–356
Identifiers
PMID: 10084534
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A focal abnormality on neuroimaging was the only variable which was significantly associated with a favourable surgical outcome, whereas contralateral head version was the most significant predictor for a poor outcome. The presence of generalised discharges before surgery was not associated with poor outcome.

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