Results and complications after reoperation for failed epilepsy surgery in children.

@article{Shaver1997ResultsAC,
  title={Results and complications after reoperation for failed epilepsy surgery in children.},
  author={Ellen G Shaver and A. Simon Harvey and Glenn Morrison and Ana Prats and Prasanna Jayakar and Pat Dean and Michael S. Duchowny},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={194-202}
}
The seizure outcome and neurological outcome in children who undergo reoperation for failed epilepsy surgery have not been well documented. This retrospective study evaluated 20 children who underwent a second resective surgery for recurrent seizures. Four categories of patients were identified: (1) extension of the initial resection was performed in 8 patients; (2) 5 patients underwent lobectomy or corticectomy in a region remote from the original surgical site; (3) multilobar resection which… CONTINUE READING