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Race/Ethnicity, Sex, and Socioeconomic Status as Predictors of Outcome After Surgery for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Jorge G. Burneo, Lorie Black, Roy Martin, Orrin Devinsky, Steve Pacia, Edward Faught, Blanca Vasquez, Robert C. Knowlton, Daniel Luciano, Werner Doyle, Sohuel Najjar, Ruben I. Kuzniecky
2006 Archives of Neurology  
Several risk factors have been attributed to seizure recurrence after surgery. It is unknown whether race/ethnicity plays a role in outcome. Objective: To evaluate whether race/ethnicity plays a role in seizure recurrence after surgery. Design: Cohort study. Patients: All patients included had a diagnosis of mesial temporal sclerosis and underwent temporal lobectomy. Main Outcome Measures: Occurrence of seizure after surgery was registered 1 year after surgery. We used multiple logistic
more » ... on analysis to model the presence of seizure recurrence after surgery and generated odds ratios (ORs) for seizure recurrence after surgery for African American and Hispanic patients relative to white patients. An unadjusted model incorporated only race/ ethnicity as the independent variable, and an adjusted model included socioeconomic status, age, duration of epilepsy, education, history of febrile seizures, sex, handedness, lateralization of epileptogenic focus, and number of antiepileptics as the independent variables. Results: Two hundred fifty-two patients underwent surgical treatment with pathological confirmation of mesial temporal sclerosis. No differences were found between racial/ethnic groups in terms of seizure recurrence in any models. For African American patients, the ORs were 0.9 (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.4-2.1) for the unadjusted model and 0.8 (95% CI, 0.3-2.0) for the adjusted model; for Hispanic patients, the ORs were 1.6 (95% CI, 0.8-3.2) for the unadjusted model and 1.1 (95% CI, 0.5-2.6) for the adjusted model, relative to white patients. Conclusion: Our data suggest that although sex appears to play a role in the outcomes of surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy, race and socioeconomic status do not.
doi:10.1001/archneur.63.8.1106 pmid:16908736 fatcat:6gzjb3htbndbnhc4eoy27ketuu

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1988 Journal of Education for Library and Information Science  
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1905 McBride's Magazine  
Mebbe Cap’n Orrin cal’lates to take a drink an’ sell a little on the sly an’ still fool ’em in thinking he’s  ...  “If you’re a-mind to let me know when you git ready to feed them hens you sold to Steve Crocker last fall, mebbe I kin put a dollar in your pocket by sendin’ along a rooster or two to keep ’em comp’ny.  ... 

Page 38 of Nevada Historical Society Papers Vol. , Issue [page]

1917 Nevada Historical Society Papers  
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Page 20 of American Chiropractic Association. The ACA Journal of Chiropractic Vol. 18, Issue 12 [page]

1981 American Chiropractic Association. The ACA Journal of Chiropractic  
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Page 272 of American Genealogist Vol. 14, Issue 4 [page]

1938 American Genealogist  
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Page 489 of Sage Public Administration Abstracts Vol. 27, Issue 4 [page]

2001 Sage Public Administration Abstracts  
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Page 9 of EnviroAction : Environmental Digest of the National Wildlife Federation Vol. 13, Issue 2 [page]

1995 EnviroAction : Environmental Digest of the National Wildlife Federation  
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Page 1409 of Management & Marketing Abstracts Vol. 28, Issue 8 [page]

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Steve Orrin of Sanctum notes how the main retail sites have all encountered the problem of cross site scripting.  ... 

Page 27 of CDS Review Vol. 5, Issue 1 [page]

1943 CDS Review  
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Page 26 of Private Practice Vol. 25, Issue 11 [page]

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Page 5 of Guernsey Breeders' Journal Vol. 116, Issue 4 [page]

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1981 Journal of Sedimentary Petrology  
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