An unusual complication of invasive video-EEG monitoring: subelectrode hematoma without subdural component: case report

Bozkurt G., Ayhan S., DERİCİOĞLU N., SAYGI S., AKALAN N.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.26, no.8, pp.1109-1112, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-010-1135-9
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1109-1112
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The potential complications of the subdural electrode implantation providing identification of the seizure focus and direct stimulation of the cerebral cortex for defining the eloquent cortical areas are epidural and subdural hematoma, cortical contusions, infection, brain edema, raised intracranial pressure, CSF leakage, and venous infarction have been previously reported in the literature.