Intelligence quotient improves after antiepileptic drug withdrawal following pediatric epilepsy surgery.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) have cognitive side effects that, particularly in children, may affect intellectual functioning. With the TimeToStop (TTS) study, we showed that timing of AED withdrawal does not majorly influence long-term seizure outcomes. We now aimed to evaluate the effect of AED withdrawal on postoperative intelligence quotient (IQ… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ana.24427

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