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Surgical techniques for investigating the role of the insula in epilepsy: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22380860     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intracranial electroencephalography monitoring of the insula is an important tool in the investigation of the insula in medically intractable epilepsy and has been shown to be safe and reliable. Several methods of placing electrodes for insular coverage have been reported and include open craniotomy as well as stereotactic orthogonal and stereotactic anterior and posterior oblique trajectories. The authors review each of these techniques with respect to current concepts in insular epilepsy.
Authors:
Atman Desai; Kimon Bekelis; Terrance M Darcey; David W Roberts
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical focus     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1092-0684     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Focus     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896471     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Focus     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.
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