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Refractory epilepsy and deep brain stimulation.

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Up to one-third of all patients with epilepsy have epilepsy refractory to medical therapy. Surgical options include temporal lobectomy, focal neocortical resection, stereotactic lesioning and neurostimulation. Neurostimulatory options comprise vagal nerve stimulation, trigeminal nerve stimulation and deep brain stimulation (DBS). DBS enables structures in the brain to be stimulated electrically by an implanted pacemaker after a minimally invasive neurosurgical procedure and has become the the...

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10.1016/j.jocn.2011.03.043

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
27-33
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
URN:
uuid:0cf74336-4915-48c2-b0b7-badc58b2d6ad
Source identifiers:
221377
Local pid:
pubs:221377

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