What is Temporal Resection/Lobectomy?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Brain surgery

A temporal lobe resection or lobectomy is brain surgery performed to control seizures. Brain tissue in the temporal lobe is resected, or cut away, to remove the seizure focus. The anterior (front) and mesial (deep middle) portions of the temporal lobe are the areas most often involved.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Temporal Resection/Lobectomy

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Usually 0
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$200+ 2
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