Research

Epilepsy Surgery Study

Retrospective Review of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program

Protocol Description

This retrospective medical-record review aggregates and analyzes de-identified data of patients who have participated in the Epilepsy Surgery Program at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for the last 15 years. Data to be analyzed includes pre-surgical work-ups, surgical procedures performed, outcomes including seizure-free statistics, neuropyschologic results and complications.

Eligibility Criteria

All children, ages birth to 21 years, who have had epilepsy surgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, will be included. As a retrospective review, enrollment is not required.
Boys: All ages
Girls: All ages

Requirements
None
Visits: Not applicable
Duration: Not applicable

Status: Enrollment Not Required

Source of Support
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information

Satyanarayana Gedela, MD
412-692-5520

Last Update
January 20, 2014
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Last Update
January 20, 2014
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