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North Shore-LIJ Epilepsy Center is Among the First in US and the First in New York Metro Area to Offer Combined Minimally-Invasive Surgical Procedures
Date:11/5/2013

Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center at North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute is one of the first in the United States and the first in the New York metro area to use a new combination of minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat epilepsy.

The procedures, called stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) and laser ablation with use of a new MRI-guided thermal imaging and laser technology, were performed on 42-year-old Jack Ruiz from Westbury, NY.

“This option fits with our philosophy of curing epilepsy in intractable patients and making the difficult process of localizing and treating the seizure onset zone more accessible and less traumatic to patients,” said Cynthia L. Harden, MD, North Shore-LIJ’s chief, division of epilepsy and electroencephalography.

Brain surgery is increasingly being used to control seizures when they occur repeatedly despite antiepileptic medications. The challenge is often in pinpointing seizure-producing areas of the brain. Since surface electroencephalography (EEG) electrodes can be imprecise in determining the exact location of seizure-producing brain areas, electrodes sometimes must be implanted in the brain. Usually, this entails performing a craniotomy procedure to implant grids of electrodes over the surface of the brain.

“Minimally invasive approaches are the newest trend in epilepsy surgery,” said Ashesh Mehta, MD, PhD, d
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