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Early Surgical Intervention to Treat Epilepsy

Study:

Early Randomized Surgical Epilepsy Trial

Rationale:

n/a

Purpose:

The purpose of this trial is to compare the effectiveness of early surgical intervention for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy to continued treatment with antiepileptic drugs.

Study Status: Completed

Recruiting:
n/a

Condition Intervention Phase
Epilepsy
Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe
Seizures
Procedure: anteromesial temporal resection
Drug: antiepileptic drugs
Phase 3

Verified by University of California, Los Angeles February, 2010

Sponsored by: University of California, Los Angeles
Information provided by: University of California, Los Angeles
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00040326

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Jerome Engel, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.., Principal Investigator

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