John Libbey Eurotext

Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Minimally resective epilepsy surgery in MRI-negative children Volume 17, issue 3, September 2015

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Authors
1 Department of Neurology, Miami Children's Hospital
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Miami Children's Hospital
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
4 Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
* Correspondence: Ann Hyslop Department of Neurology, Miami Children's Hospital, 3100 62nd Court, #302, Miami, FL 33155, USA
  • Key words: epilepsy surgery, MRI-negative, seizure freedom, focal epilepsy, EEG, SPECT, PET, ECoG
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2015.0766
  • Page(s) : 263-74
  • Published in: 2015

Aim

Performing epilepsy surgery on children with non-lesional brain MRI often results in large lobar or multilobar resections. The aim of this study was to determine if smaller resections result in a comparable rate of seizure freedom.