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Kai J. Miller, Casey H. Halpern, Mark F. Sedrak, John A. Duncan III, and Gerald A. Grant

over medical therapy alone, 12 , 31 and these stereotactic procedures minimize the negative sequelae. 4 , 10 Laser ablation of the mesial temporal lobe has demonstrated efficacy in both adult and pediatric patients. 8 , 32 Laser ablation and stimulation are each now used as either primary therapies or adjuvant therapies following surgery for lateralized temporal onset of seizures in patients with medically refractory epilepsy. In the case of bitemporal epilepsy, one could ablate the nondominant mesial temporal lobe and place an RNS on the dominant side. Occipital