Life-Extending Epilepsy Surgery Performed Less Often in Black Children, Study Finds

December 1, 2023

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(STAT News) РChildren with drug-resistant epilepsy who are Black or insured through Medicaid may be less likely than white and privately insured patients to receive surgical treatments that can end or minimize their seizures and extend their lives, according to new research being presented Monday at the American Epilepsy Society’s annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. (Read More)