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Should we resect peri-lesional hemosiderin deposits when performing lesionectomy in patients with cavernoma-related epilepsy (CRE)?

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Dammann, P.
Sure, U.
Published in Neurosurgical Review. 2017, vol. 40, no. 1, p. 39-43
Abstract In this review, the authors perform a database search and summarize and discuss all eligible studies that provide (subgroup) analysis of the postoperative seizure outcome of patients with cavernoma-related epilepsy undergoing sole lesionectomy or lesionectomy including the hemosiderin rim. Based on the currently available data, the authors conclude that if surgical treatment of cavernoma-related epilepsy is performed, the peri-lesional hemosiderin should be resected. However, cases of eloquent or multiple localization or widespread hemosiderin deposit in which a complete resection is challenging should undergo a specific preoperative work-up.
Keywords Brain/surgeryEpilepsy/surgeryHemangiomaCavernous/surgeryHemosiderin/metabolismHumansPostoperative PeriodTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 27822594
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Other version: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10143-016-0797-5
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Research group Groupe Schaller Karl Lothard (neurochirurgie) (851)
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DAMMANN, P., SCHALLER, Karl Lothard, SURE, U. Should we resect peri-lesional hemosiderin deposits when performing lesionectomy in patients with cavernoma-related epilepsy (CRE)?. In: Neurosurgical Review, 2017, vol. 40, n° 1, p. 39-43. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:100379

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