Epilepsy treatment surgery








Epilepsy Surgery Department of Neurosurgery NYU Langone

8/19/2014
06:20 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Epilepsy treatment surgery
Epilepsy Surgery Department of Neurosurgery NYU Langone

Epilepsy surgery is ablative when it used to change the patient's brain There are several other surgical treatments currently under evaluation that will soon be.

Epilepsy surgery is augmentative when brain physiology is influenced through a non-destructive procedure. Epilepsy surgery is ablative when it used to change the patient’s brain physiology through destructive alteration of tissue. There are two general categories of epilepsy surgery. A thorough pre-operative evaluation is essential in order to determine which type of surgical intervention may be appropriate.

Each study provides the surgical team with different and important information about the patient’s epilepsy.

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When Epilepsy Surgery Offers the Chance of a Cure

6/18/2014
04:00 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Epilepsy treatment surgery
When Epilepsy Surgery Offers the Chance of a Cure

How has surgery changed the landscape of epilepsy treatment? A: The biggest change has been in surgery being used more often as a part of.

Q: What are the risks of epilepsy surgery?

That could be either because they continue to have seizures on one or more well-selected, well-administered medications, or because they are having such complications on the medicine that their quality of life is suffering because of the therapy. A: The primary indicator for considering epilepsy surgery is a patient who is not having adequate control of their seizures with medicine.

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A PET scan can show us if an area is not showing the same kind of glucose metabolism, for example, as other areas of the brain, which might imply that that’s a sick area.

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Epilepsy Surgery - Yale School of Medicine

4/17/2014
02:00 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Epilepsy Surgery - Yale School of Medicine

Most people with epilepsy are successfully treated with antiepileptic drugs that The Yale Epilepsy Surgery Program provides promising options for many of.

But approximay 250,000 people do not respond to medication. They may experience catastrophic epileptic seizures daily, making any semblance of a normal life impossible. Most people with epilepsy are successfully treated with antiepileptic drugs that provide partial or complete control over seizures.

Dr. Spencer is internationally renowned for surgical treatment of the underlying neurological diseases that cause epilepsy and for developing a now commonly used surgical approach for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.

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Epilepsy - Epilepsy Treatment UCLA - UCLA Neurosurgery

2/16/2014
12:20 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Epilepsy - Epilepsy Treatment UCLA - UCLA Neurosurgery

The UCLA Epilepsy Program has been a world leader in the surgical treatment of intractable seizure for over 30 years. Learn about our approach to epilepsy.

The UCLA Epilepsy Program has been a world leader in the surgical treatment of intractable seizure for over 30 years. Adult patients are evaluated and managed by the UCLA Adult Epilepsy Program, and children by the UCLA Pediatric Epilepsy Program.

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Epilepsy Seizure Treatment Vagus Nerve Stimulation Surgery

10/25/2014
08:40 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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Epilepsy Seizure Treatment Vagus Nerve Stimulation Surgery

Advanced Epilepsy treatment includes a number of drug and intravenous therapies, and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy and other types of brain surgery.

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