A Detailed Evaluation of Centers that Use Video-Electroencephalogram Monitorization and Epilepsy Surgery in Turkey

Gomceli Y. B., DERİCİOĞLU N., Yeni N., Gurses C.

EPILEPSI, vol.23, no.3, pp.109-117, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/epilepsi.2017.32154
  • Journal Name: EPILEPSI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.109-117
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: The aim of this study was to collect data through the Epilepsy Surgery Commission of the Turkish Epilepsy Society to obtain a comprehensive assessment of the status of epilepsy patients in Turkey, to identify the existing infrastructure-service potential of video-electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring (VEM) centers and epilepsy surgery, to initiate standardization activities, to create awareness of the data, and to ensure that the necessary precautions are taken by the health authorities.