Efficacy and Safety of Corpus Callosotomy vs. Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Children with Drug Resistant Epilepsy: A systematic review

This is an ongoing project. The team did a systematic review to answer the question: In children with drug resistant epilepsy, which intervention is better at seizure control, and which one is safer? The interventions compared were: corpus callosotomy (CC) and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS). We looked for articles published between 1980-2019.

Start date: 1 July 2020
Region: Latin America
Languages: English, Spanish
Location: Ecuador
Principal investigator / organizer: Diego Jiménez-Jiménez
Patient age: Pediatric
Type of project: Research
Funding sources: Personal
Project needs: Volunteers

Contact: Lesly Ayala