Pediatric epilepsy surgery promises seizure freedom or even cure of epilepsy. We evaluated the long-term (≥10 years) adult clinical outcome including surgery-related adverse events and complications, which are generally underreported.
A monocentric, single-arm, questionnaire study in now adult patients who underwent epilepsy surgery during childhood. A novel ad hoc parental/patient questionnaire, which addressed diverse outcome domains was applied.
From a total of 353 eligible patients, 203 could be contacted (3 patients died of causes unknown) and 101 (50%) returned appropriately filled-in surveys. No ...Seguir leyendo →