Seizure freedom

Naming decline*

* risk of clinically meaningful naming decline (<=5 points) calculated based on a pre-existing model: Busch RM, Hogue O, Kattan MW, et al. Nomograms to predict naming decline after temporal lobe surgery in adults with epilepsy. Neurology 2018;91(23):e2144–e2152. For this model resecting or not the hippocampus did not predict naming decline (p=0.52)


[1] Morita-Sherman ME, Louis S, Vegh D, et al. Seizure and cognitive outcomes following temporal lobe resections that spare versus remove an MRI-normal hippocampus. Presented at: 2019 American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting. December 6-10, 2019; Baltimore, MD. Abstract 1.336.


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