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Neurosurgical therapy for central area status epilepticus.
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PMID:  23098007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a case of status epilepticus localized to sensorimotor cortex that was successfully treated with surgical resection and multiple subpial transections (MST). A 43 year old woman presented in status epilepticus emanating from a right central area focus as verified by subdural grid and strip electrodes. The seizures were medically intractable but were successfully aborted after surgical intervention. The authors describe their case and review the literature on central area status epilepticus.
Authors:
Tracy Weimer; Warren Boling; Adrianna Palade
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The West Virginia medical journal     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0043-3284     ISO Abbreviation:  W V Med J     Publication Date:    2012 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413777     Medline TA:  W V Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, USA.
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