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New clinical trial for children with treatment-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy
Patients with severe epilepsy can have seizures every day – sometimes waking up on the floor, not knowing what happened. For about 1 in 3 epilepsy patients, drugs are of no help.
Alex Rotenberg, MD, PhD, a neurologist in Children’s Hospital Boston’s Epilepsy Program, has been having success with an experimental technique for this kind of disabling, treatment-resistant epilepsy.