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Lasers on the brain

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Existing treatments, such as laser ablation, and therapies currently in research and development both hold promise for patients and clinicians who seek to successfully cross the divide between living with epileptic seizures and experiencing an improved quality of life. Laser-based techniques also present a viable alternative to traditional, often risky, resection surgery, in which a portion of brain tissue containing the epileptic focus is removed. While resection remains a common procedure, the challenge is always how to cut very precisely to avoid damaging necessary neurological...Read full article

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