Invasive subdural grid monitoring

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient with intractable epilepsy.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

Left temporal craniotomy with placement of subdural grids.

No evidence of acute haemorrhage. The basal ganglia and posterior fossa are normal.

Ventricles are of normal size with effacement of the left frontal and parietal sulci in the location of recent surgery.

IMPRESSION: No evidence of hydrocephalus or acute bleed.

Case Discussion

Intracranial subdural grid monitoring is a diagnostic tool for the epileptogenic focus localization for planning surgery treatment. 

This technique is reported as revealing a epileptogenic focus in 79% of monitoring sessions 1

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Case information

rID: 35166
Case created: 24th Mar 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
Tag: rmh
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