Radiosurgical posterior corpus callosotomy in a child with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: Case report

Matthew D. Smyth, Eric E. Klein, W. Edwin Dodson, David B. Mansur

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Abstract

The authors report the successful use of radiosurgery in a child for posterior corpus callosotomy; the early results are good and the patient has not suffered any morbid conditions. The relevant literature pertaining to the use of radiosurgery for treating epilepsy is reviewed. Details of the radiosurgical techniques and prescription dose used are presented, along with 1-year serial neuroimaging results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)312-315
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Volume106
Issue number4 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007

Keywords

  • Corpus callosotomy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Gamma knife
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Radiosurgery

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