Resective surgery for epilepsy, dependent upon the pathology, age of the patient and application of selection criteria, can result in cure of seizures in up to 80% of patients, with serious morbidity and mortality contained to within the 1-2% range.

Functional surgery suffers from two grave disadvantages when compared with resective surgery. First, the indications for the procedures are neither crisp nor rational and, secondly, the procedures only relieve epilepsy completely in less than 5% of cases, although they will produce significant and useful amelioration of the fits in between 30 and 80% of patients, depending upon the patient and the procedure.

The long-term psychosocial effects of epilepsy surgery are still unclear and the cost-benefit analysis of the results has yet to be carried out.

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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