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.

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1 patient evaluation for Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy

Tonialpha
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Tonialpha
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61y
  • Duration: 48 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
70 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: $100-199 monthly

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