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Most epilepsy surgery candidates don't opt for it
Living with epilepsy can be arduous if symptoms aren't well-controlled. For some people, that means medication. For others, it may mean surgery. But despite a recent study showing that epilepsy surgery can be highly effective in the long term, just a fraction of those who suffer with the seizure disorder actually opt for it.
By Anne Stein, Special to Tribune Newspapers
February 15, 2012