Updates on Epilepsy Surgery and Ongoing Clinical Trials

Saadi Ghatan, MD, a neurosurgeon specializing in pediatric neurosurgery and epilepsy surgery, reviews Mount Sinai’s epilepsy program, highlighting the progress that has been made in diagnosing and surgically treating epilepsy since the program began almost a decade ago. Later, he discusses several clinical trials taking place at Mount Sinai to further study surgical treatment options for epilepsy.

Chapters (Click to go to chapter start)
Review of the epilepsy population and the current evaluation protocol
Milestones of Mount Sinai’s Epilepsy Surgery Program
History of surgical treatment of epilepsy and how to improve
Literature review of various studies and trials on responsive neurostimulation as an epilepsy treatment
Studies on stereo EEG (SEEG) as an added component to epilepsy surgery
Conclusion and Q&A/discussion


May 4, 2022

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Saadi Ghatan, MD

Saadi Ghatan, MD

Site Chair of Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai Health System
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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