What are the risks of lesionectomy?
Lesionectomy risks include:
- Problems that can happen with any surgery, including infection, bleeding, and an allergic reaction to anesthesia
- it might not relieve seizures
- Swelling in the brain
- Damage to healthy brain tissue Talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits if you're considering this operation. Ask questions so you know what's involved.
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