Epilepsy and Multiple Subpial Transection (MST)

What Risks Are Associated With Multiple Subpial Transection?

The risks associated with MST include:

  • Risks associated with surgery, including infection, bleeding, and an allergic reaction to anesthesia.
  • Failure to relieve seizures.
  • Swelling in the brain.
  • Damage to healthy brain tissue.

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Reviewed by Jon Glass on September 16, 2009

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