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Multiple Subpial Transection (MST) Technique in the Treatment of Epilepsy

Behzad Saberi*

Medical Research, Iran

Corresponding Author

Received Date: May 27, 2019;  Published Date: May 31, 2019


Since not only the generation of epileptiform activities in the brain would cause problem in focal epilepsy but also spreading of such activities in the brain makes focal epilepsy more problematic, the most successful surgery for epilepsy is directed at resective techniques to remove the seizure generator. Multiple Subpial Transection (MST) as a nonresective technique has been developed to surgically interrupt of the seizure processes in some areas of the brain where employing the resective techniques would result in some possible undesirable complications.

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