How an Innovative Surgery Can Reduce Epileptic Seizures
February 01, 2018
For 25 years, Seattle resident Gayle Waxon struggled with epilepsy and daily seizures. Because her seizures originated in the hippocampus – an area of the brain essential to memory – surgery could cause significant memory loss. Gayle learned that new surgical technique offered at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center – one of just four U.S. hospitals performing this procedure – could preserve her memory and eliminate her seizures.