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Title: An overview of pre-surgical evaluation
Authors: Radhakrishnan, K
Keywords: Neurosciences & Neurology
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: ANNALS OF INDIAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY
Citation: 17 ,;S37-S39
Abstract: The success of an epilepsy surgery program depends upon the early identification of potential surgical candidates and selecting from them, ideal candidates for surgery, who are destined to have a post-operative seizure-free outcome without any unacceptable neurological deficits. Since epilepsy surgery centers in resource-poor countries will lack the full range of state-of-the-art technologies usually available in resource-rich countries to perform pre-surgical evaluation, cost-effectively utilization of the locally available investigative facilities to select the surgical candidates becomes challenging. In the present era of rapid electronic communications and telemedicine, it has become possible for epilepsy surgery centers to pool their technological and human resources and to partner with centers nationally and internationally in implementing pre-surgical evaluation strategies.
URI: 10.4103/0972-2327.128648
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