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Anterior Temporal Lobectomy Summary

Description: A neurosurgical procedure that removes the anterior TEMPORAL LOBE including the medial temporal structures of CEREBRAL CORTEX; AMYGDALA; HIPPOCAMPUS; and the adjacent PARAHIPPOCAMPAL GYRUS. This procedure is generally used for the treatment of intractable temporal epilepsy (EPILEPSY, TEMPORAL LOBE).

Also Known As: Lobectomy, Anterior Temporal

Networked: 398 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 48 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Anterior Temporal Lobectomy is Relevant

  1. Seizures (Seizure) : 9 outcomes 21 studies in 199 results
  2. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy : 5 outcomes 13 studies in 104 results
  3. Epilepsy (Aura) : 1 outcome 13 studies in 104 results
  4. Sclerosis : 1 outcome 6 studies in 53 results
  5. Memory Disorders (Memory Loss) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results
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Drugs Related to Anterior Temporal Lobectomy

  1. Amobarbital (Amsal)
  2. remifentanil (Ultiva)
  3. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18)
  4. Citric Acid (Citrate)
  5. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
  6. Prolactin
  7. Kainic Acid (Kainate)
  8. Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
  9. Fentanyl (Sublimaze)
  10. Etomidate
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Therapies Related to Anterior Temporal Lobectomy

  1. Patient Readmission
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Electrodes (Electrode)
  4. Hemispherectomy
  5. Craniotomy
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