Benefit and risk of epilepsy surgery in the elderly

M. Von Lehe, A.C. Von Ehr, J. Wellmer & H. Clusmann
Objective: Surgical treatment of epilepsy in older patients is rarely described and there is some doubt about its efficacy. We analyzed our experience with respect to morbidity/mortality, seizure outcome and post-operative Quality of Live (QoL). Methods: Between 1989 and July 2005 119 consecutive[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]