Surgical Outcome in Hippocampal Sclerosis Following Selective Amygdalo-Hippocampectomy

Karasu A., Kuscu D., Ofluoglu A. E., Gul G., Kayrak N., Bayindir C., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.18, no.4, pp.374-379, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.374-379
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVES: Temporal lobe epilepsy is the most common form of intractable partial epilepsy in adults with hippocampal sclerosis accounting for the majority of cases. Selective amygdalo-hippocampectomy (SEAH) is suggested as a safe and effective surgical procedure with the advantage of a better cognitive outcome.