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A Sierra-Marcos, M C Fournier-Del Castillo, J Álvarez-Linera, M Budke, M García-Fernández, M A Pérez-Jiménez
PURPOSE: Epilepsies originated from the occipital, parietal and/or the posterior edge of the temporal lobe are grouped together into posterior cortex epilepsy (PCE). Our objective was firstly to describe electro-clinical and imaging findings in the presurgical evaluation of children with PCE, and secondly to identify potential factors associated with surgical and cognitive outcomes. METHOD: From the total of patients referred to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit of 'Hospital Universitario Niño Jesús' from 2003 to 2016, 55 had drug-resistant PCE...
September 22, 2017: Seizure: the Journal of the British Epilepsy Association
Jolanta Miśko, Elżbieta Jurkiewicz, Monika Bekiesińska-Figatowska, Anna Kamińska, Zbigniew Bachański, Sylwia Chełstowska, Jerzy Walecki
BACKGROUND: Children with focal epilepsy unresponsive to anticonvulsant therapy may become surgical candidates. Inter-ictal SPECT (SPECT-IN) studies demonstrate an area of hypoperfusion within the seizure focus in up to 50% of patients. The goal of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of corregistration of MR and SPECT-IN images for localization of the epileptogenic focus. MATERIAL/METHODS: Brain MRI and SPECT-IN were performed in 20 children (mean age 9.5)...
October 2011: Polish Journal of Radiology
Luis Lapeña Gutiérrez
Multimodality can be defined as a technique that brings together information obtained simultaneously from different imaging techniques in a single exploration to one patient. It encompasses joint assistance, teaching and investigation of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine in some of its techniques. It arose at the beginning of the XXI century with the development of equipment such as SPECT-CT, PET-CT and PET-MRI, able to achieve a better attenuation correction and to obtain fused images known as "corregistrated images"...
2010: Anales de la Real Academia Nacional de Medicina
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