Looking beyond lesions for causes of neuropsychological impairment in epilepsy.


From the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health (G.R., C.T., G.J., S.W.), and Comprehensive Epilepsy Programme, Austin Health (G.J., S.W.), Melbourne Brain Centre, Heidelberg; Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences (G.R., S.W.), the University of Melbourne, Parkville; and Institute for Social Neuroscience (C.T.), Heidelberg, Australia. [Email]


Patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) are similar in their epileptology regardless of whether they have a lesion evident on MRI; this study aims to prospectively clarify whether they are also similar in their neuropsychological profiles.