Seizures in Brain Tumor Patients: When and How to Treat


In this presentation, Amy A. Pruitt, MD, Division Chief, General Neurology Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, offers an overview of the manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of seizures in patients with brain tumors. Dr. Pruitt’s discussion considers the epidemiology and etiologies of brain lesions, the AAN practice parameters for anti-epileptic drugs, optimization of anti-epileptic drug choice, anticonvulsants, seizure surgery and approaches to late recurrence of seizure.


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