Operative Techniques in Epilepsy Surgery

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Thieme, 2009 - Medical - 206 pages

Practical coverage of the innovative surgical techniques for epilepsy

Operative Techniques in Epilepsy Surgery is an essential guide to the latest techniques and therapeutic strategies for the surgical management of patients with epilepsy. Distinguished pioneers in the field provide comprehensive coverage of the range of operative approaches, helping clinicians to thoroughly prepare for surgery. The book first discusses surgical planning and then presents techniques for cortical resection and various types of intraoperative mapping. The final sections of the book describe innovative approaches, such as neuromodulation and radiosurgery.

Features:

  • Guidelines from leading experts in the field of epilepsy surgery
  • Detailed step-by-step descriptions of procedures, including practical information on image guidance and invasive monitoring
  • Discussion of innovative techniques including deep brain stimulation, responsive stimulation, and radiosurgery
  • High-quality illustrations that facilitate comprehension of surgical steps

Ideal for neurosurgeons and trainees, this book is an indispensable, single-volume source of information on all technical aspects of epilepsy surgery. It also serves as a valuable reference for clinicians and residents in neurology and neuroradiology.

 

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Contents

Chapter
12
Peg Strip and Grid Implantation
20
Temporal Lobectomy and Amygdalohippocampectomy
33
Section V
37
Cortical Resection in the Central Region
51
Insular Resection
66
Hypothalamic Hamartomas
81
Multiple Subpial Transections
99
Index
117
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Professor and Chairman, Neurosurgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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