Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy: What Parents and Doctors Should Know

Epilepsy affects more than 2.5 million Americans, with the majority of new diagnoses in kids. While two-thirds of these children will outgrow the seizures that accompany epilepsy by the time they're teens, many will require medications, surgery or other treatments. During the webchat "Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy: What Parents and Doctors Should Know," Akron Children's Hospital specialists Roger Hudgins, MD, and Deborah Holder, MD, discuss these treatment options, including the use of surgery to actually cure a child.

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