Fortunately, the risks for epilepsy surgery are low, and in fact, research has shown that it’s safer to proceed with surgery than to continue for a lifetime with uncontrolled epilepsy.
Surgery may lead to long-term complete seizure freedom in more than half of the drug-resistant patients with focal epilepsy.
If you witness someone having a seizure, don’t panic. Here, our Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center experts explain exactly what you can do to help.
Does your child’s seizure mean he or she will develop epilepsy? Know the facts, the causes of childhood seizures and what to do if one occurs.
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