Memory in patients with drug-responsive mesial temporal lobe epilepsy and hippocampal sclerosis


Ozkara C. , HANOGLU L., KESKINKILIC C., Yeni N., AYSAL F., UZAN T., ...More

EPILEPSIA, vol.45, no.11, pp.1392-1396, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.0013-9580.2004.23304.x
  • Title of Journal : EPILEPSIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1392-1396

Abstract

Purpose: Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy associated with hippocampal sclerosis (MTLE-HS) is the most common of the antiepileptic drug (AED)-resistant seizure syndromes that are remediable mostly with surgery, although a small group of patients have benign prognosis with fewer seizures. Material-specific memory impairment is an important feature in these patients and may be related to both the structural abnormality and the frequent seizures. In this study, we investigated the relation between memory deficit and HS by taking seizure frequency into account.