Late seizures in patients initially seizure free after epilepsy surgery.

@article{Schwartz2006LateSI,
  title={Late seizures in patients initially seizure free after epilepsy surgery.},
  author={Theodore H. Schwartz and Lara E. Jeha and Adrianna Tanner and William E. Bingaman and Michael R. Sperling},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={567-73}
}
PURPOSE Surgery for medically intractable epilepsy is currently the most effective means of achieving seizure control. Although relatively few long-term outcome studies have been performed, evidence is mounting that the possibility of late seizure recurrence exists, even after an early seizure-free period. No published reports document the rate and predictors of late recurrence in a large series of patients undergoing surgery in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) era. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING

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