Operative Techniques in Epilepsy Surgery

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Gordon H. Baltuch, Gordon Baltuch, Jean-Guy Villemure
Thieme, 2009 - Medical - 206 pages

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.


  • 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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Assistant Professor, McGill University Health Center, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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