A Detailed Evaluation of Centers that Use Video-Electroencephalogram Monitorization and Epilepsy Surgery in Turkey

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Gomceli Y. B. , DERİCİOĞLU N., Yeni N., Gurses C.

EPILEPSI, cilt.23, ss.109-117, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14744/epilepsi.2017.32154
  • Dergi Adı: EPILEPSI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.109-117


Objectives: The aim of this study was to collect data through the Epilepsy Surgery Commission of the Turkish Epilepsy Society to obtain a comprehensive assessment of the status of epilepsy patients in Turkey, to identify the existing infrastructure-service potential of video-electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring (VEM) centers and epilepsy surgery, to initiate standardization activities, to create awareness of the data, and to ensure that the necessary precautions are taken by the health authorities.