Navigation Links
Treating Epilepsy With Surgery

Epilepsy is a disorder caused by abnormal surges in the electrical circuits of the brain that result in seizures and is found to affect more than 2 million people worldwide. More than half of those with epilepsy can live seizure-free by just taking medications. //

Researchers now say that a new study is under way to determine just how effective surgery is compared to drug therapy when treating those with temporal lobe epilepsy, the most common form of the disorder. Typically, about 80 percent of people who have this type of epilepsy, will be completely free of all seizures after the surgery say doctors.

For the study 200 participants were to be offered brain surgery, while the remaining 100 were to continue on medications. Participants who were to be included in the study had to be people who have had seizures for no more than 2 years and those unable to bring them under control with medications. Both groups would be further monitored for two years to determine which treatment is more effective at eliminating seizures and improving quality of life.

However researchers say not all patients respond as well to the surgery, and doctors warn the procedure is not for everyone and researchers say there is approximately a 1 percent risk of significant disability due to stroke, bleeding or other complications.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Treating eye pain eases migraine
2. Treating wounds without stitches
3. Treating varicose veins
4. Treating acne with laser
5. Once-Daily Cipro(R) XR for Treating Complicated Urinary Tract Infections
6. Treating Stroke Patients in Rural Areas
7. Free Tissue Transfer Effective in Treating Massive Skin Cancers
8. Treating Blocked Arteries In The Lower Limbs
9. Zinc Supplements Found To Be Effective In Treating Children With ADHD
10. Hormone Leptin Found To Be Effective In Treating Women With Infertility Problems
11. Treating Depression In Children Could Lead To Poor Bone Development
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/17/2017)... ... ... Georgia Urology, the largest urology practice in the Southeastern United States, ... East Cobb (4800 Olde Towne Parkway, Suite 220, Marietta). , “Georgia Urology ... Georgia Urology’s managing partner. “She brings a passionate, fresh perspective on general urology to ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Brookfield, WI-based RF Technologies ... and education, is celebrating its 30th year in business this month. , The ... companies Square D, Allis Chalmers and Johnson Controls. Following his years in the ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... August 17, 2017 , ... ... Expo is an opportunity for IDNs and healthcare systems to interact with their ... Hayes, Inc. and Karla Barber, RN, BCN, CVAHP, System Director of Clinical Value ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... The Skoll Foundation, TED, ... systems change models helping to achieve progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ... the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions” at TED Theater in New York, and ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... In its just released 2018 Edition, The ... Nelson. This is the third consecutive year that Hardiman and Mills have been honored ... recognized for expertise in Health Care Law while Mills was recognized in the Administrative ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... Fenita J. Caldwell is ... Lifetime Professional in the Field of Healthcare. Caldwell ... Pharmaceuticals, AG. Her skills and areas of expertise ... Fenita ... experience as a highly successful sales specialist in ...
(Date:7/31/2017)... , July 31, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), ... Michigan by Crain,s Detroit Business ... and public companies by three-year revenue growth. This year,s edition ... To view the complete list, visit crainsdetroit.com/awards/fast_50/2017 ... is an incredible triumph," said Phil Hagerman , CEO ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) today reported financial results ... reported second quarter net sales of $1.954 billion, an ... an increase of 2.1% on a constant currency basis.  ... LDR Holding Corporation acquisition, second quarter 2017 revenues decreased ... on a constant currency basis. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: