Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

The role of neuroimaging in the treatment strategy for epilepsy

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №2 Pages: 436-439
Heading: Neurology Article type: Original article
Authors: Zuev V.V., Kolokolov O.V., Karas A.U., Drobitova A.V.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Objective: estimate advantages of using high feld brain MRI in the epilepsy diagnostics. Methods. Examination of 586 patients with different types of epilepsy was performed to fnd epileptogenic changes in brain substance. Results. Clinical examples, that illustrate importance of using high feld MRI (1.5 T and more) during examination of the patients with epilepsy in accordance with the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) guidelines, are described. Conclusion. High feld MRI is necessary for timely assessment of the etiology of the disease and the treatment optimization.

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