Prognosis of patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy due to hippocampal sclerosis

Varoglu A. O., SAYGI S., Acemoglu H., CİĞER A.

EPILEPSY RESEARCH, vol.85, pp.206-211, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2009.03.001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.206-211
  • Keywords: Hippocampal sclerosis, Outcome, Medical treatment, Prognostic factors, Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy syndrome, LOCALIZATION-RELATED EPILEPSY, SEIZURES, MULTIVARIATE, PREDICTORS, CANDIDATES, LOBECTOMY
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Hippocampal sclerosis (HS) is the most common pathology in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE). There are a few reports concerning prognosis in patients with MTLE-HS treated medically. The study was carried out to determine the clinical risk factors affecting prognosis.