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Epilepsy Surgery Keeps Half Of Patients Seizure Free For At Least

11/23/2014
10:29 | Author: Steven Lewis

Epilepsy surgery success
Epilepsy Surgery Keeps Half Of Patients Seizure Free For At Least

In order to more accuray identify patients who will benefit from surgery and to increase success rates, selection process and surgical.

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Epilepsy Surgery - Epilepsy Health Information - NY Times Health

11/22/2014
08:02 | Author: Chloe Allen

Epilepsy surgery success
Epilepsy Surgery - Epilepsy Health Information - NY Times Health

MRI of the brain is performed on all patients with epilepsy during the (Surgery is not as successful in epilepsies that occur in the frontal lobe.).

The most common surgical procedure for epilepsy is anterior temporal lobectomy, which is performed when seizure originate in the area of the temporal lobe. (Surgery is not as successful in epilepsies that occur in the frontal lobe.) It involves removing the front portion of the temporal lobe and small portions from the hippocampus. It is part of the limbic system, which controls emotions. The hippocampus is contained in the temporal lobe and is a part of the brain that is involved in memory processing.

Studies have reported that the procedure reduces seizures within 4 months by up to 50% and even more in many patients.

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Success rates, benefits and risks of surgery Epilepsy Action

9/21/2014
06:53 | Author: Molly Young

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Success rates, benefits and risks of surgery Epilepsy Action

Success rates for epilepsy brain surgery The success rate depends on the type of surgery. Many children stop having seizures after epilepsy surgery. If they do.

They may also have some difficulties with their peripheral vision. This may be temporary or permanent and will depend on how much of the brain has been removed. After hemispherectomy (where the outer layer of one half of the brain is removed), a child’s vision may be reduced or they may have double vision. This is usually temporary.

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Risk of left temporal lobe surgery Epilepsy Foundation

7/20/2014
04:24 | Author: Allison King

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Risk of left temporal lobe surgery Epilepsy Foundation

However he did say that because it is my left temporal lobe, the surgery would. This type of epilepsy does have a greater success rate thru surgery than others.

GOD Debi, I admire your courage.

Now I'm terrified! He claims that 1 out of 50 or 2% of the population have a stroke or other serious brain damage. I don't know what to do. My desk is round, but the file cabinets are sharp. Hi Debi, I'm curious where you had your surgery. I thought the helmet was enough. A lot of things in this place have sharp edges and I have drop attacks. My epileptologist frightened me today because some of his patients have lost an eye while sitting and falling forward at the edge of a desk.

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SURGERY FOR EPILEPSY - Neurosurgical Service - Massachusetts

5/19/2014
02:15 | Author: Molly Young

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SURGERY FOR EPILEPSY - Neurosurgical Service - Massachusetts

NIH Consensus Development Conference on Surgery for Epilepsy. have reported success, and increasing numbers of patients are being referred for surgery.

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