Structural brain network abnormalities to predict seizure recurrence following epilepsy surgery

Takeaway

  • Node abnormalities are a marker of surgical outcomes and seizure severity at 1-year post-surgery, may be associated with likelihood of long-term seizure relapse, and improve prediction performance when combined with clinical data.

Why this matters

    Epilepsy surgery in drug-resistant focal epilepsies is underused, partially due to outcome uncertainty. Being able to better predict surgical outcomes is likely to aid in better patient selection.

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