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Lifesaving surgery options for young people with epilepsy

Media release

30 August 2017

New lifesaving surgery options for young people with epilepsy

  • New scan technique may allow more children with epilepsy to have lifesaving surgery
  • Study, funded by Action Medical Research, was conducted under research partnership between UCL GOS - Institute of Child Health, Young Epilepsy and Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Surgery for young people with epilepsy can be highly effective for those who have uncontrolled seizures
  • This scan technique is not currently available through the NHS

Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy Charitable Trust.
Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

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