John Libbey Eurotext

Temporal pole and mesiotemporal epilepsy: introductory remarks Volume 4, supplément 1, Supplement 1, September 2002

Auteur
Montreal Neurological Institute, 3801 rue Université, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2BA, Canada.
  • Page(s) : 7-8
  • Année de parution : 2002

It is now half a century since temporal lobe epilepsy was first identified and recognized as the most common type of refractory, focal epilepsy. The neuronal systems responsible for the seizures which characterize this form of epilepsy fail to respond to currently available anti-epileptic drugs in fully one third of cases although the exact reasons for this non-responsiveness are not yet understood. In contrast, the discharge responsible [...]