Epilepsy: Efficacy of epilepsy surgery: what are the questions today?

Berg, A. T.

Nat Rev Neurol. 2011 Jun 10; 7(6):311-2


Consistent with previous findings, two recent studies of temporal lobectomy from Kerala, India demonstrate that early seizure recurrence bodes poorly for long-term seizure control, and that relapse following drug discontinuation affects one-third of patients. Key questions in the field now concern advanced preoperative and intraoperative techniques for improving surgical outcomes.

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