Seizures as a presenting symptom in neurosurgical patients: a retrospective single-institution analysis.

@article{Hamasaki2013SeizuresAA,
  title={Seizures as a presenting symptom in neurosurgical patients: a retrospective single-institution analysis.},
  author={Tadashi Hamasaki and Kazumichi Yamada and Jun-ichi Kuratsu},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={115 11},
  pages={2336-40}
}
BACKGROUND In patients with brain lesions, the appropriate management of epileptic seizures is important because recurrent seizures have a negative effect on the clinical course and quality of life. Acute symptomatic seizures are known to be one of the risk factors to develop epilepsy that cause recurrent unprovoked seizures in the later stage. To obtain background information, we performed a retrospective study in which we investigated the incidence of seizures as one of the presenting… CONTINUE READING