What type of epilepy surgery are available?

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There are basically three type of epilepsy surgery. (1) Focal resection of areas of epileptogenesis; (2) disconnecting procedures usually corpus callosotomy; and (3) implanted stimulation. Corpus colostomy may be indicated in severe generalized seizures,usually associated with a tonic ortonic seizures that produce falling. Respective surgeries should be reconsidered in partial seizures, particularly those arising from one circumscribed area of the brain.Foodand Drug administration approved treatment for refractory partial seizures is stimulation of vague nerve and should be considered if resective surgery is not an option

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