Stereotactic Operations in Generalized Forms of Epilepsy

  • G. Bouchard
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 21)


In recent years we have encountered a considerable number of drug resistant cases of epilepsy which does not include those of the focal or temporal lobe type we had operated on in former years. Like other neurosurgeons we also decided to treat these mainly generalized forms stereotactically. Five of the cases with an observation period of more than one year will now be described, another five with a shorter period and earlier cases unsatisfactory operated in only one hemisphere will also be considered in our final discussion.


Diffuse Glioma Stereotactic Operation Temporal Lobe Seizure Noticeable Attack Psychomotor Seizure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Bouchard
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Neurosurgical Clinic, Klinikum SteglitzFree University Berlin-WestGermany
  2. 2.Berlin 30Germany

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