Surgical techniques to remove injured brain tissue may be appropriate for some patients with epilepsy. The surgeon's goal is to remove only the damaged tissue to prevent seizures and to avoid removing healthy brain tissue. The goal is to eliminate or at least reduce seizure activity while not causing any functional deficits, such as deterioration of speech or cognitive abilities.
Surgical techniques and pre-surgical planning for reaching these goals have improved significantly over the...Read more
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