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Headache May be a Significant Outcome of Pediatric Hemispherectomy

Key clinical point: Headache is a significant concern after pediatric hemispherectomy.

Major finding: Of 22 children who underwent hemispherectomy, 19 (86.4%) had headaches after the surgery.

Study details: A retrospective chart review and follow-up questionnaires that were administered to 22 children with hemispherectomy.

Disclosures: The authors disclosed no study funding or conflicts of interest.


Pandit I et al. CNS 2019. Abstract 99.