October, 2011

Epilepsy Surgery Keeps Half of Patients Seizure-Free

Epilepsy Surgery Keeps Half of Patients Seizure-Free

About half of adult patients treated with epilepsy surgery remain seizure-free a decade later, according to a large follow-up study of the procedure. Researchers followed 615 epilepsy patients for an average of eight years after seizure-control surgery. They found that 52 percent were not having seizures [except for simple partial seizures — that is, seizures […]

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