Changing profiles of pediatric epilepsy surgery candidates over time: A nationwide single-center experience from 1990 to 2011.

@article{Lamberink2015ChangingPO,
  title={Changing profiles of pediatric epilepsy surgery candidates over time: A nationwide single-center experience from 1990 to 2011.},
  author={Herm J Lamberink and Kim Boshuisen and Peter C. van Rijen and Peter H. Gosselaar and K. P. J. Braun},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2015},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={717-25}
}
OBJECTIVE Over the past decades, the number of epilepsy surgeries in children has increased and indications for surgery have broadened. We studied the changes in patient characteristics between 1990 and 2011 in a nationwide cohort and related these to seizure outcome and postoperative medication status. Second, we tried to identify predictors for seizure outcome after pediatric epilepsy surgery. METHODS To study changes over time, we divided this retrospective cohort of 234 children into two… CONTINUE READING
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