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Curing epilepsy through surgery | KSL.com

From ksl.com

Fear of seizing can be disabling, and epilepsy can lead to unemployment, depression, anxiety, and paranoia, Barkan said. While 70 to 75 percent of epilepsy patients' seizures are controlled by medications, the remaining 25 to 30 percent is a large group. Surgery was once viewed as a last resort for…

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16 days

"Miracle" outcome of epilepsy surgery

By CBS NEWS — From cbsnews.com

— Epilepsy affects nearly three million people in the U.S., unfortunately, one-third of those people will not respond to medications.
On "The Early Show" CBS News Correspondent Michelle Miller shared the story of one man who tried everything to stop his seizures, including a risky surgery that could've…

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over 3 years
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Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy? Surgical Advances May Help You

From clevelandclinic.org

If you have treatment-resistant epilepsy, you may benefit from recent advances in surgical procedures. The newest is a treatment called responsive neurostimulation therapy, which the FDA approved late last year. The treatment can alleviate epilepsy for some patients with partial onset seizures that have not been controlled by two or…

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1 month

NEUROLOGY/LASER SURGERY: Minimally invasive laser surgery revolutionizes epilepsy treatment

By Bio Optics World — From bioopticsworld.com

— “Based on our experience, we believe the use of MRI-guided laser surgery will change the face of epilepsy treatment and provide a life-changing option for many epilepsy surgery candidates—both children and adults,” said Dr. Angus Wilfong, director of Texas Children’s Hospital’s (TCH’s) comprehensive epilepsy program…

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about 3 years