Neurosurgeon W. Stanley Anderson, M.D., talks about surgical treatment options for adults with epilepsy.
0:07 Adult epilepsy
0:31 Mesial temporal sclerosis
1:22 Very thorough neuropsychiatric evaluation before surgery
2:05 Same tests for memory and other functions
3:02 Typical presentation after failing two or three drugs
4:02 Shocks the brain and keeps it from having one
5:03 Seizures coming from both sides of the brain
6:00 Better able to detect
7:02 What kind of seizures is someone having?
8:00 Get a consultation with an epilepsy center
8:51 Ways of predicting when seizures may happen