John Libbey Eurotext

Surgical management of pediatric patients with encephalopathy due to electrical status epilepticus during sleep (ESES) Volume 22, issue 1, February 2020

Authors
1 Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, USA
2 Division of Neurosurgery, CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
3 Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
4 Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Mattel Children's Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
5 Department of Pediatrics, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, USA
6 Division of Pediatric Neurology, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, USA
* Correspondence: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Miami, USA

Aims

ESES is a developmental epileptic disorder directly responsible for progressive encephalopathy and neurocognitive regression. The natural history, indications for surgical intervention, and predictors for favorable seizure and neuropsychological outcome remain unclear.