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 INVITED REVIEW
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 94-96

Selective amygdalohippocampectomy


PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016, India

Correspondence Address:
Milind S Sankhe
PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.40596

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Objectives: To outline the indications, surgical anatomy, approaches and complications. Materials and Methods: We review the anatomy, surgical approaches and possible benefits over wider resections in the temporal lobe. We compare the damage to the temporal lobe by these approaches and review the complications. Conclusions: Selective amygdalohippocampectomy is an effective operation for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy due to mesial temporal sclerosis, particularly on the left side.






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