FDG PET-positive, MRI-negative Patients with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Etiology and Outcomes Compared to Patients with Hippocampal Sclerosis

Publication Year:
2009
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Repository URL:
https://jdc.jefferson.edu/neurologyfp/28
Author(s):
Khoury, C. LoPinto; Sperling, M.; Skidmore, C.; Nei, M.; Zangaladze, A.; Evans, J.; Sharan, A.; Mintzer, S.
Tags:
FDG PET-positive; MRI-negative Patients; Temporal Lobe Epilepsy; Etiology; Outcomes; Hippocampal Sclerosis; neurology; neurosurgery; Neurology
poster description
FDG PET hypometabolism is important for surgical planning in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), but its significance remains unclear in patients who do not have evidence of Hippocampal Sclerosis (HS) on MRI.