Prognostic factors in the surgical treatment of medically intractable epilepsy

G. Colicchio, N. Bonifazi, V. Bozzini, A. Capuano, R. Pallini, G. F. Rossi, M. Scerrati

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A series of 101 patients operated on for intractable epilepsy is analyzed with the aim to identify the different factors able to influence the surgical outcome. Three factors seem to affect significantly the prognosis: (1) Presence of localized lesion at the neuroradiological investigations; (2) Presence of single focus at the electrophysiological studies; (3) Completeness of the surgical removal of the lesional functional epileptogenic complex.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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