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Laser Ablation of a Nonlesional Cingulate Gyrus Epileptogenic Zone Using Robotic-Assisted Stereotactic EEG Localization: A Case Report.

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Summary of "Laser Ablation of a Nonlesional Cingulate Gyrus Epileptogenic Zone Using Robotic-Assisted Stereotactic EEG Localization: A Case Report."

Nonlesional cingulate gyrus epilepsy is rare, difficult to diagnose, and challenging to treat.

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Name: Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery
ISSN: 1423-0372
Pages: 1-8

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