Sustained seizure control is achievable in this setting, but chances of success decrease with each successive reoperative attempt, regardless of other clinical factors.
Performing Hemispherectomy in Adulthood Doesn’t Compromise Seizure Freedom Rates
Long-term freedom from seizures and functional outcomes for adults following hemispherectomy are similar to those in patients undergoing the surgery in infancy or childhood, a 20-year study suggests.
Surgery for Epilepsy Control: Time to Overcome Reluctance About a Safe Treatment Option
Many more patients with life-limiting uncontrolled seizures stand to benefit from epilepsy surgery than currently do. The biggest obstacle? A lack of referrals for surgical evaluation.