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What does it mean for my doctor to tell me that i'm "a perfect candidate for epilepsy surgery"?
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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Potentially curable
It usually means they have located a specific area of the brain that triggers the seizure, and they can remove that area with a low complication rate.
As a result, it's possible to be cured.

In brief: Potentially curable
It usually means they have located a specific area of the brain that triggers the seizure, and they can remove that area with a low complication rate.
As a result, it's possible to be cured.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Steven Giannotta
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Dr. Sumeet Kumar
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Surgery
It means they have localized a particular part or parts of you brain that your seizures are coming from and they feel they can take it out via surgery.
By doing so they feel you will either be seizure free or seizures will be greatly reduced.

In brief: Surgery
It means they have localized a particular part or parts of you brain that your seizures are coming from and they feel they can take it out via surgery.
By doing so they feel you will either be seizure free or seizures will be greatly reduced.
Dr. Sumeet Kumar
Dr. Sumeet Kumar
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