The use of Stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) has rapidly increased over the last decade and there is growing interest in this method of intracranial EEG monitoring. This webinar reviews the basic principles of formulating a hypothesis for SEEG. The importance of analyzing seizure semiology will be highlighted. The use of cortical stimulation and the interpretation of SEEG is discussed.
Presenting is Dr. Dr. Kheder received his medical degree from the University of Damascus. He completed training in medicine and neurology in England and was elected member of the Royal College of Physicians. He completed a two-year epilepsy and neurophysiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a one-year advanced fellowship in SEEG and epilepsy surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Kheder went to the University of Pennsylvania in 2016 to establish SEEG program at Penn. He was recruited to Emory in 2019 to lead the epilepsy surgery program at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where he currently serves as a director of the epilepsy center. He is an assistant professor of neurology and pediatrics at Emory, with a primary interest in surgical epilepsy.