Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Epilepsy: A Review of Current Surgical Interventions

  title={Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Epilepsy: A Review of Current Surgical Interventions},
  author={Chengyuan Wu and Ashwini D Sharan},
  journal={Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface},
Objectives:  Epilepsy continues to provide challenges to clinicians, as a significant proportion of patients continue to suffer from seizures despite medical and surgical treatments. Neurostimulation has emerged as a new treatment modality that has the potential to improve quality of life and occasionally be curative for patients with medically refractory epilepsy who are not surgical candidates. In order to continue to advance the frontier of this field, it is imperative to have a firm grasp… 
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