Epilepsy Surgery

Epilepsy can vary greatly from one person to another. Numerous types of surgery are available for the treatment of epilepsy. Brain surgery offers potential benefits that may improve your quality of life, but it also involves serious risks. The risks may include infection, stroke, paralysis, speech problems, loss of vision, loss of motor skills. Different types of brain surgery involve different risks. A hemispherectomy can affect your vision and movement. Removal of a specific lobe can cause speech and memory issues. Some people who choose corpus callosotomy experience more seizures after surgery. The most common type of resective surgery is a temporal lobectomy. It's the most successful form of surgery for epilepsy. It may reduce the number of seizures you have while limiting your risk of permanent brain damage.

  • Track 1-1 Resective surgery
  • Track 2-2 Multiple subpial transection
  • Track 3-3 Hemispherectomy
  • Track 4-4 Corpus callosotomy

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