Anesthesia and epilepsy

Mary Ann Cheng, René Tempelhoff

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The patient with epilepsy is an anesthetic challenge. New drugs and surgical procedures are being used to treat epilepsy. Certain anesthetics have been reported to cause perioperative seizures. This discussion will focus on advances in the treatment of epilepsy, as well as the pro- and anti-convulsant effects of the newer anesthetic agents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)523-528
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999


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