Epileptic Disorders


Electrocorticography Volume 2, numéro 1, Mars 2000

Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Rd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Page(s) : 57-64
  • Année de parution : 2000

Introduction Electrocorticography (ECOG) is a neurophysiological technique used to record cortical potentials from the exposed brain in the operating room. It has been in common use for over four decades in the surgical treatment of people with medically refractory epilepsy [1, 2]. This paper revisits the role of ECOG. The main reason for recording an ECOG has been to confirm and outline the actual site and extent of the epileptogenic process [...]