Surgical versus medical treatment for children with epileptic encephalopathy in infancy and early childhood: Results of an international multicenter cohort study in Far-East Asia (the FACE study)

Taisuke Otsuki, Heung Dong Kim, Guoming Luan, Yushi Inoue, Hiroshi Baba, Hirokazu Oguni, Seung Chyul Hong, Shigeki Kameyama, Katsuhiro Kobayashi, Shinichi Hirose, Hitoshi Yamamoto, Shin ichiro Hamano, Kenji Sugai

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Abstract

Objective: To compare the seizure and developmental outcomes in infants and young children with epileptic encephalopathy who have undergone surgical and medical treatments. Methods: An international, multicenter, observational cohort study was undertaken. A total of 317 children aged

Original languageEnglish
JournalBrain and Development
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Aug 25 2015

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Keywords

  • Developmental quotient
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Epileptic encephalopathy
  • Prospective cohort study
  • Seizure outcome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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