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Study shows brain surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy can extend life expectancy

Monday, December 29th, 2008

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, surgery to remove a small portion of the brain responsible for causing seizures may help some patients with temporal lobe epilepsy live as much as five years longer than those on anti-seizure drugs. Successful epilepsy surgery can eliminate seizures completely allowing patients to enjoy a much better quality of life.