Childs Nerv Syst 2015 Jun 21;31(6):931-9. Epub 2015 Apr 21.
Neurosurgery Department, Leeds General Infirmary, G Floor, Jubilee Wing, Leeds, LS1 3EX, UK.
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Childs Nerv Syst 2015 Jul 7;31(7):1019-20. Epub 2015 Jun 7.
Department of Neurosurgery, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3EX, UK,
Childs Nerv Syst 2015 Jul 10;31(7):1017-8. Epub 2015 Jun 10.
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK,
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2014 Oct 15;14(4):386-95. Epub 2014 Aug 15.
UCSF Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and
Object: Resection is a safe and effective treatment option for children with pharmacoresistant focal epilepsy, but some patients continue experience seizures after surgery. While most studies of pediatric epilepsy surgery focus on predictors of postoperative seizure outcome, these factors are often not modifiable, and the reasons for surgical failure may remain unclear.
Methods: The authors performed a retrospective cohort study of children and adolescents who received focal resective surgery for pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Read More
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2014 Jul 9;14(1):58-67. Epub 2014 May 9.
Department of Neurosurgery, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York; and.
Unlabelled: OBJECT.: The risk of developing epilepsy after perinatal stroke, hypoxic/ischemic injury, and intracerebral hemorrhage is significant, and seizures may become medically refractory in approximately 25% of these patients. Surgical management can be difficult due to multilobar or bilateral cortical injury, nonfocal or poorly lateralizing video electroencephalography (EEG) findings, and limited functional reserve. Read More