Epilepsy Res 2021 Sep 13;177:106765. Epub 2021 Sep 13.
Division of Neurosurgery, Brain Institute, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL, USA; Department of Neurosurgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.
Background: When noninvasive modalities fail to adequately localize the seizure onset zone (SOZ) in children with medically refractory epilepsy, invasive interrogation with stereo-electroencephalography (SEEG) or subdural electrodes may be required. Our center utilizes SEEG for invasive monitoring in a carefully selected population of children, many of whom have seizures despite a prior surgical resection. We describe the cohort of patients who underwent SEEG in the first 5 years of its employment in our institution, almost half of which had a history of a failed epilepsy surgery. Read More