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Allen L. Ho, Yagmur Muftuoglu, Arjun V. Pendharkar, Eric S. Sussman, Brenda E. Porter, Casey H. Halpern, and Gerald A. Grant

localization and work-up for medically refractory epilepsy of several different etiologies ( Table 1 ). All patients underwent multidisciplinary review by an institutional epilepsy board prior to consideration for SEEG. This study was performed at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford with approval from the Stanford University Internal Review Board. TABLE 1. General demographic data in 20 patients with epilepsy who underwent SEEG Characteristic Value Mean age in yrs, ± SD 10.9 ± 5.8 Male sex 65% (13/20) Seizure etiology  Nonlesional 9  Tuberous sclerosis 4

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Allen L. Ho, Austin Y. Feng, Lily H. Kim, Arjun V. Pendharkar, Eric S. Sussman, Casey H. Halpern, and Gerald A. Grant

been accepted for treatment in adults, there is less consensus on its utility in children. Our literature review seeks to describe the current state of SEEG with a focus on more recent technology-enabled surgical techniques and demonstrate its efficacy for the pediatric epilepsy population. Medically Refractory Epilepsy in Children Key differences in medically intractable epilepsy exist between children and adults. For instance, epileptogenic location often presents in different anatomical regions. Temporal lobe epilepsy is most common in adults, whereas many