Presurgical assessment for epilepsy surgery is available for children, adolescents and adults. The aim is to clarify if patients with pharmacologically intractable epilepsy may benefit from resective or palliative surgical approaches. For almost 20 years, the epilepsy surgery programme is one of the clinical focuses of the Epilepsy-Center Berlin-Brandenburg.
The multidisciplinary team consists of neurologists specialised in EEG and epilepsy, EEG technicians, neuropsychologist, nurses and social workers. Beyond neurological routine diagnostic procedures and taking of an epilepsy-specific history, the following tools are applied: