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Revista de Neuro-Psiquiatría

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BURNEO, Jorge G et al. Establishing epilepsy surgery programs in Peru: The Peru-Canada collaborative project. Rev Neuropsiquiatr [online]. 2017, vol.80, n.3, pp.181-188. ISSN 0034-8597.

The manuscript describes and defines the clinical characteristics of Refractory Epilepsy, applicable surgical procedures for its management and the need for the establishment of comprehensive epilepsy programs in Peru. It also describes the beginnings of epilepsy surgery in Peru, and the collaborative project between the Epilepsy programs at Western University in London, Canada and the National Neurological Institute and Rebagliati Hospital in Lima, Peru.

Keywords : Epilepsy; epilepsy surgery; lobectomy; temporal; Peru; Canada.

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