Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery. Anesthetic Considerations

Jeffrey L. Koh, Brian Egan, Terrence McGraw

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Abstract

Despite advances in antiepileptic medication therapy, a significant number of pediatric patients with epilepsy have seizures that are not well controlled. This article provides anesthesiologists with an overview of seizures in the pediatric population, including evaluation, medical treatment, surgical options, and the anesthetic implications of caring for this special population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-206
Number of pages16
JournalAnesthesiology Clinics
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012

Keywords

  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Pediatric epilepsy
  • Seizures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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