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AAN 2021 | What defines a successful epilepsy surgery?

Lara Jehi, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, comments on the definitions of successful epilepsy surgery. Dr Jehi differentiates between the accepted medical-scientific definition, the cessation of seizures after the procedure, and the patient’s definition of success, which also includes different measures such as quality of life and cognitive function. This interview took place during the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2021 Annual Meeting.