Prognostic value of the consistency of lateralizing ictal features and ictal EEG in patients undergoing temporal lobectomy for refractory complex partial seizures.
- Published Article
Clinical EEG (electroencephalography)
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2001
The consistency and frequency of ictal manifestations in the presurgical evaluation of complex partial seizures does not predict seizure outcome. The presence of any specific lateralizing sign need not be present in every complex partial seizure for the sign to hold predictive value. Concordant ictal EEG and MRI abnormalities are still the best predictors of outcome.
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