Complications of epilepsy surgery: a systematic review of focal surgical resections and invasive EEG monitoring.

@article{Hader2013ComplicationsOE,
  title={Complications of epilepsy surgery: a systematic review of focal surgical resections and invasive EEG monitoring.},
  author={Walter J. Hader and Jos{\'e} F T{\'e}llez-Zenteno and Amy Metcalfe and Lisbeth Hernandez-Ronquillo and Samuel Wiebe and C Kwon and Nathalie Jette},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={840-7}
}
PURPOSE Underutilization of epilepsy surgery remains a major problem and is in part due to physicians' misconceptions about the risks associated with epilepsy surgery. The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature on complications of focal epilepsy surgery. METHODS A literature search was conducted using PubMed and Embase to identify studies examining epilepsy surgery complications. Abstract and full text review, along with data extraction, was done in duplicate. Minor… CONTINUE READING
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