There are many types of seizure disorders. In the best cases, children respond well to medication. But for those who don't, surgery may offer the best option for control or elimination of seizures. Diagnostic tests (such as PET scans, CT scans, EEG and video monitoring) will help determine if the child is a good candidate for the many types of surgery available.
Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Chief Medical Informatics Officer; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation
Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation
Medical Director, Falk Brain Tumor Center; Attending Physician, Neurosurgery; Yeager Professorship in Pediatric Neurosurgery; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation