Epilepsy surgery in children: why, when and how?

@article{Gupta2014EpilepsySI,
  title={Epilepsy surgery in children: why, when and how?},
  author={Ajay Gupta},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={81 10},
  pages={1081-8}
}
Epilepsy surgery is safe and effective treatment in children who fail to respond to antiepileptic medications. After failure of two appropriate antiepileptic medications, chances that the child will become seizure free with more or different medications is <5%, and she should be diagnosed with "refractory epilepsy". A consideration for surgical candidacy… CONTINUE READING