Epilepsy: Clinical Review and Surgical Options.

@article{Karasin2017EpilepsyCR,
  title={Epilepsy: Clinical Review and Surgical Options.},
  author={Beth Karasin and Mark Karasin},
  journal={AORN journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={106 5},
  pages={
          393-414
        }
}
Epilepsy is the fourth leading neurologic disorder in the United States and affects the quality of life of approximately 2.9 million Americans. Despite modern progress in medicine and technology, the disease may prove to be drug resistant, a condition that serves as a primary indication to consider invasive treatment modalities. Current evidence supports the efficacy of early surgical intervention for patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, although this approach continues to be underused. The… CONTINUE READING
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