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Epilepsy in the Elderly

Elderly patients may experience seizures for the first time as a result of a stroke, brain tumor, or other brain abnormality. They may also have childhood or early adulthood onset epilepsy that continues later in life.  In these patients, long-term monitoring for anti-epileptic drug side effects is critical.

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For more information about epilepsy in the elderly or to consult with a doctor, request an appointment at the Epilepsy Center.


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ONLINE SEMINAR: Epilepsy Surgery: Putting the Puzzle Together

Did you miss the online discussion with neurosurgeon William Anderson on epilepsy surgery? Dr. Anderson discusses treatment option for epilepsy and recent surgical advances that may offer help where medical management and medications have not.

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