What is Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy?

Category: Procedures

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Selective amygdalohippocampectomy (sAHE) is a widely used surgical procedure in the treatment of medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Epilepsy 6 2
Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic) 2 1
Brain Tumor 1 0
Seizures 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy"

Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy

Balance problems 1
Memory and cognition problems 1
Memory lapses (brain blinks) 1
Ringing in ears (tinnitus) 1

Dosages

Adherence
Always
2 67%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
1 33%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
2 67%
A little
1 33%
Not at all
0 0%
Cost per month
$200+
1 50%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
1 50%
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1 patient evaluation for Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy

Tonialpha
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Tonialpha
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 61y
  • Duration: 47 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Left Temporal Lobectomy, Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
100 seizures
33 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

See Tonialpha's full Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy history

Jun 10, 1991 (Started Jun 10, 1991)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Left temporal lobe; location from injury found.: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: memory was evident w/ numbers and names
Cost: $200+ monthly

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