Randomized trials and collaborative research in epilepsy surgery: future directions.

@article{Wiebe2006RandomizedTA,
  title={Randomized trials and collaborative research in epilepsy surgery: future directions.},
  author={Samuel Wiebe and Nathalie Jette},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={365-71}
}
BACKGROUND Although randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are the gold standard for evaluating therapeutic interventions, surgical RCTs are particularly challenging and few have been done in the field of epilepsy surgery. We assess the level of RCT activity in epilepsy surgery and propose feasible alternatives to develop sustainable research initiatives in this area. METHODS We undertook a systematic review of the world literature to assess the level of RCT activity in epilepsy surgery… CONTINUE READING

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