Epilepsy Surgery: When Is It Necessary?

Dr. Manuel Torres, Family Medicine Physician with Baptist Health Primary Care, explains if the seizure is caused by a tumor, which you can remove, or if it is focused and coming from a particular focus in the brain, sometimes that area of the brain can be operated and the seizures can improve. "The interesting thing here is that seizure surgery may be the answer, it may help the patient, and that's often the challenge, because you can change that life forever," he says.

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