Getting to Those Hard to Reach Places: Laser Ablation for Intractable Insular Epilepsy


The insula is a region of the brain nestled beneath and between the temporal and frontal lobes. Increasingly, the insula has been implicated as a source of intractable seizures with seizure semiology including laryngeal constriction, paresthesias over large sensory territories, dysarthria and focal motor findings, amongst others. Because of its deep location, seizures originating in … Continue reading Getting to Those Hard to Reach Places: Laser Ablation for Intractable Insular Epilepsy