- •Patients with epilepsy often experience improved QOL, regardless of cognitive decline, as long as they have positive seizure outcomes.
- •Risk of worsened QOL remains for patients who experience a “double hit”, particularly if they experience a decline in executive function.
- •Depression also plays a significant role in QOL outcomes and may be connected to changes in executive function.
- •Comprehensive pre-surgical neuropsychological evaluations remain important for counseling patients during the surgical process.
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