Taking seizure localization to the next level.
3 million Americans have epilepsy, a disorder manifested by seizures. Individuals may also experience effects on emotional health and cognitive function.
2/3 are effectively treated with medications.
For the 1/3 that have drug-resistant epilepsy, some may be candidates for surgical treatment.
Surgical treatment options for drug-resistant epilepsy may include:
These treatments require precise identification of the seizure focus.
New technologies can accurately identify the seizure focus. Enhancement of current technologies are being applied in new ways to improve surgeons' abilities to find and disrupt the source of the seizure, and tailor their approach to each individual.
Ongoing research is constantly changing the field of epilepsy treatment.
See if new developments apply to you.
With rapid progress, not all doctors may be aware of new therapies.
New therapies are in research today that may apply in the future.
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