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ORLive Program Discusses Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy

(January 09, 2012)

FARMINGTON, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/12 -- If you have a child with epilepsy, you're not alone -- 2.5 million Americans have this disorder. BroadcastMed, Inc.'s surgical web portal ORLive.com presents a live webcast from Akron Children's Hospital discussing the surgical options for treating epilepsy.

Anyone can get epilepsy at any age, but the majority of new diagnoses are in kids. About two-thirds of all kids with epilepsy outgrow the seizures that accompany it by the time they're teens. However, not all seizures respond to medical treatment and parents may need to consider a more invasive treatment approach.

On Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern, join neurosurgeon Roger Hudgins and epileptologist Deborah Holder as they discuss what parents and doctors should know about treating epilepsy through a more invasive approach. Viewers are encouraged to email their questions, which will be answered during the live web chat from Akron Children's Hospital.

Don't miss "Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy: What Parents and Doctors Should Know" Thursday at 12:30pm ET on ORLive.com.


Learn more about this and future web events at www.ORLive.com. You can sign up for our weekly e-newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Plus, to see numerous health videos from a wide-range of specialties, check out our YouTube Channel.

About BroadcastMed, Inc.

BroadcastMed is an online medical broadcasting company. We help the World's leading hospitals and medical device companies create and deliver trusted educational content to physicians. Our clients rely on us to deliver measurable results by expanding their reach through the BroadcastMed syndication network which includes ORLive.com, ranked among the top three online destinations for physicians.

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