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Seattle Children’s using epilepsy lasers instead of scalpels

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Seattle Children’s using epilepsy lasers instead of scalpels

October 22, 2013

http://www.king5.com/health/Epilepsy-procedure-at-Seattle-Childrens-uses-lasers-instead-of-scalpel-228852791.html

 

Source - KING 5 TV


For those with epilepsy, medications don't always work and surgery can come with a lot of side effects. Now, Seattle Children’s is the first hospital in the West to offer a laser ablation surgery that provides a safer, less invasive and more precise treatment. Dr. Jeffrey Ojemann, director of epilepsy surgery at Seattle Children’s, describes the new procedure.

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