Epilepsy. Outcome patterns in epilepsy surgery--the long-term view

Nat Rev Neurol. 2012 Jan 31;8(3):123-4. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2012.9.


Predicting response to therapy in individual patients with epilepsy is not straightforward. An exploration of long-term surgical outcomes in an epilepsy cohort has identified seven patterns of remission and relapse, and the probability of each outcome has been calculated. The study provides new predictors of postoperative outcomes in epilepsy.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Epilepsies, Partial / surgery*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male