Seizure freedom off antiepileptic drugs after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery

@article{AlKaylani2007SeizureFO,
  title={Seizure freedom off antiepileptic drugs after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery},
  author={Muhammad Al-Kaylani and Peter Konrad and Barry Lazenby and Bennett Blumenkopf and Bassel Abou-Khalil},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={95-98}
}
Data are limited on seizure recurrence after antiepileptic drug (AED) discontinuation in operated seizure-free patients. We reviewed seizure outcome in patients who came off AEDs after being seizure-free for 2 years following temporal lobe surgery in our center. Thirty-nine (68%) of 57 patients who discontinued AED therapy remained seizure-free. They had a younger age at surgery than the group with seizure recurrence (p=0.01). Earlier surgery may be a favorable predictor for seizure freedom… CONTINUE READING

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