Epilepsy neurosurgery: A patient's perspective

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Contemplation of epilepsy neurosurgery for a patient with lifetime epilepsy poses difficult decisions and can be quite fearful. As epileptologists, we often do not appreciate the degree of patients' concerns, especially whether quality of life could be worsened by surgical complications. In this poem, a patient lyrically describes this dilemma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


  • Epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Quality of life
  • Treatment

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