Surgery

Surgical interventions are usually recommended for people with epileptics seizures that cannot be controlled with medications and whose area in the brain does not interfere with important functions such as memory, speech, language or hearing.

Within the surgical interventions against epilepsy there are:

Lobectomy or lesionectomy: a small piece of brain that is responsible for the crisis is removed.

Section of the Corpus Callosum: you cut the union that connects the two cerebral hemispheres. It is usually performed on children in whom crises begin in one half of the brain and extend to the other. It is done in the case of s tonic, atonic or Myoclonic seizure which cause falls.

Subscribe

PIXEL_TEXT_LEGAL PIXEL_LINK_LEGAL_TEXT