Epileptic Disorders


Direct electrical stimulations of the temporal pole in human Volume 4, supplément 1, Supplement 1, September 2002

Hôpital Neurologique, Service d'Épileptologie et d'Explorations Fonctionnelles Neurologiques, 59, boulevard Pinel, 69003 Lyon, France.
  • Page(s) : 23-7
  • Année de parution : 2002

In patients with drug-refractory partial epilepsy, direct electrical stimulation of the cortex is routinely applied during stereo-electroencephalography (SEEG), to define the epileptogenic area by reproducing the symptoms associated with seizure onset and/or the electrophysiological and clinical features typical of the patient's seizures. In patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, visceromotor, viscerosensitive, somesthetic symptoms, and experiential [...]