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After a lesionectomy, you'll likely stay in an intensive care unit for 24 to 48 hours after surgery and then stay in a regular hospital room for three to four days. Most people who have a lesionectomy will be able to return to their normal activities, including work or school, in 6-8 weeks after surgery. After the operation, you'll need to keep taking antiseizure medications until your seizures are under control. Then your doctor may be able to lower your dose of medications or stop them.

From: Epilepsy and Lesionectomy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

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