Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery.

  title={Health-related quality of life over time since resective epilepsy surgery.},
  author={Susan S. Spencer and Anne T. Berg and Barbara G Vickrey and Michael R. Sperling and Carl W. Bazil and Sheryl R. Haut and John T. Langfitt and Thaddeus S Walczak and Orrin Devinsky},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={62 4},
OBJECTIVE Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) improves after resective epilepsy surgery, but data are limited to short follow-up in mostly retrospective reports, with minimal consideration of other potential factors that might influence HRQOL. METHODS In a prospective multicenter study, 396 patients underwent resective epilepsy surgery. They completed the Quality of Life in Epilepsy Inventory-89 (QOLIE-89) before surgery, within 6 months, and at approximately yearly intervals after surgery… CONTINUE READING

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