Long-term seizure outcomes following epilepsy surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{TllezZenteno2005LongtermSO,
  title={Long-term seizure outcomes following epilepsy surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} F T{\'e}llez-Zenteno and Raj Shree Dhar and Samuel Wiebe},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={128 Pt 5},
  pages={1188-98}
}
Assessment of long-term outcomes is essential in brain surgery for epilepsy, which is an irreversible intervention for a chronic condition. Excellent short-term results of resective epilepsy surgery have been established, but less is known about long-term outcomes. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence on this topic. To provide evidence-based estimates of long-term results of various types of epilepsy surgery and to identify sources of variation in results of… CONTINUE READING
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