Surgical and neurological complications in a series of 708 epilepsy surgery procedures.

@article{Behrens1997SurgicalAN,
  title={Surgical and neurological complications in a series of 708 epilepsy surgery procedures.},
  author={E. H. Behrens and J. Martinze Schramm and Josef F Zentner and Roy S K{\"o}nig},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          1-9; discussion 9-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE There are few modern data on the complications of surgery for epilepsy from the neurosurgeon's point of view. A survey of complications observed in a large current epilepsy surgery series is presented to facilitate the assessment of a risk:benefit ratio, which must be known when planning for epilepsy surgery and counseling patients. METHODS A series of 429 consecutive patients operated on during 6.5 years in the newly established University of Bonn epilepsy surgery program was, in… CONTINUE READING
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