DefinitionBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Epilepsy surgery is a procedure that removes an area of your brain where your seizures originate.
Epilepsy surgery works best for people who have seizures that always originate in the same place in their brains. To be considered for epilepsy surgery, you must have tried at least two anti-seizure drugs without success. If two appropriate drugs have failed, it is highly unlikely that any other anti-epileptic drug will help you.
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