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Ji Hoon Phi, Seung-Ki Kim, Byung-Kyu Cho, Seo Young Lee, Su Yeon Park, Sung-joon Park, Sang Kun Lee, Ki Joong Kim and Chun Kee Chung Long-term surgical outcomes of temporal lobe epilepsy associated with low-grade brain tumors Cancer 115

Version of Record online: 5 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.24666

In analyses of 87 patients with temporal lobe epilepsy associated with a low-grade brain tumor, the actuarial seizure and tumor control rates at the fifth year postoperatively were 79% and 90%, respectively. Complete resection of the tumor was important for both seizure and tumor control. For tumors confined to the amygdala or the parahippocampal gyrus, tailored resection focusing on the tumor resulted in a favorable outcome.

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