Frequency and significance of acute postoperative seizures following epilepsy surgery in children and adolescents.

@article{Park2002FrequencyAS,
  title={Frequency and significance of acute postoperative seizures following epilepsy surgery in children and adolescents.},
  author={Kristen Park and Jeffrey Buchhalter and R Craig McClelland and Corey Raffel},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2002},
  volume={43 8},
  pages={874-81}
}
PURPOSE To determine the frequency and prognostic features of acute postoperative seizures (APOSs), within the first postoperative week, in a group of children undergoing surgery for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy. METHODS Patients younger than 18 years who underwent surgery for the relief of medically intractable epilepsy at the Mayo Clinic between 1985 and 1998 with a minimum of 12 months of follow-up were eligible. A retrospective chart review was conducted to abstract… CONTINUE READING