Safety and efficacy of microwire implantations in the setting of invasive monitoring in patients suffering from therapy-resistant epilepsy

M. Trippel, S. Hefft, J.G. Cordeiro, T. Reithmeier, M.O. Pinsker, A. Schulze-Bonhage & G. Nikkhah
Objective: 2000, we have stereotactically implanted 669 deep brain electrodes in 212 patients suffering from pharmacologically intractable seizures to determine the epileptogenic focus. Methods: In a subgroup, 23 patients received 189 macroelectrodes. 77 of these electrodes were equipped with additional[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]