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Advances in epilepsy surgery
  1. Mark Nowell1,2,3,
  2. Anna Miserocchi1,3,
  3. Andrew W McEvoy1,3,
  4. John S Duncan1,2
  1. 1Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
  2. 2MRI Unit, Epilepsy Society, Chalfont St Peter, UK
  3. 3Department of Neurosurgery, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Mark Nowell, Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, Box 29, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK; m.nowell{at}ucl.ac.uk

Abstract

This review summarises exciting recent and forthcoming advances that will impact on the surgical management of epilepsy in the near future. This does not cover the current accepted diagnostic methodologies or surgical treatments that are routinely practiced today. The content of this review was derived from a PubMed literature search, using the key words ‘Epilepsy Surgery’, ‘Neuromodulation’, ‘Neuroablation’, ‘Advances’, between 2010 and November 2013.

  • EPILEPSY, SURGERY
  • NEUROSURGERY

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