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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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If the seizures, after this extensive testing and monitoring, are determined to arise from one specific focus, this area can be resected by removal of the cortex in the area of the epileptogenic zone, down to the level of the white matter.
Disparity of perfusion and glucose metabolism of epileptogenic zones in temporal lobe epilepsy demonstrated by SPM/SPAM analysis on 15O water PET, [18F]FDGPET, and [99mTc]-HMPAO SPECT.
Elekta is currently focusing on research programs for non-invasively locating epileptogenic zones and it is believed that MEG technology increasingly will be used to localize functional targets prior to non-invasive radiosurgery as well as conventional neurosurgery.