John Libbey Eurotext

Long-term seizure outcome following epilepsy surgery in the parietal lobe: a meta-analysis Volume 20, issue 2, April 2018

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1 University Hospital Center “Dr Dragiša Mišović”, Belgrade
2 Institute for Medical Statistics and Informatics, Medical School, University of Belgrade
3 Clinic of Neurology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Medical School, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
* Correspondence: Aleksandar J. Ristić Neurology Clinic, Clinical Center of Serbia, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotića 6, Belgrade, Serbia
a Authors contributed equally

Aim

Due to a limited number of patients with drug-resistant parietal lobe epilepsy in surgical series, there are insufficient data about long-term seizure outcome following surgery restricted to the parietal lobe. We performed a meta-analysis to asses long-term outcomes in patients with parietal lobe epilepsy who underwent surgery confined to the parietal lobe or resection with major involvement of the parietal cortex.