Healthy Living: SPETL Brain Surgery Through The Lip

For about half of all people with epilepsy, medication controls the seizures.

But for others, once medication fails, brain surgery becomes the best option.

Now for the first time in the U.S., an epilepsy expert and a team of skull base surgeons have developed a new approach.

Courtney Doyle has more details in Healthy Living, but, we do want to warn you, this story contains graphic video of surgeries.

The UPMC team has performed this new surgery on two other patients in addition to Joey Chasko. Doctors say all three are recovering well.03 31 Spetl Brain Surgerymp400 00 21 13still001

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