Epilepsy surgery and meaningful improvements in quality of life: results from a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Fiest2014EpilepsySA,
  title={Epilepsy surgery and meaningful improvements in quality of life: results from a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Kirsten Marie Fiest and Tolulope T. Sajobi and Samuel Wiebe},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={886-92}
}
OBJECTIVE We examine improvement and worsening in quality of life (QOL) in terms of proportions achieving minimum clinically important change (MCID), and factors related to MCID, in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy randomized to medical or surgical treatment. METHODS Eighty patients with temporal lobe epilepsy randomized to surgical (n(1) = 40) or medical (n(2) = 40) therapy were followed for 12 months, reporting QOL at baseline, and at 6 and 12 months. Previously established thresholds… CONTINUE READING
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