Introduction: The long-term outcome of pediatric patients undergoing corpus callosotomy (CC) for palliative control of medically intractable seizures is presented. Methods: During a 27-year period, 43 patients, 20 years of age or younger, underwent CC for seizure palliation and had a minimum of 1 year follow-up. Seizure reduction and stability of that outcome for individual seizure types and for most disabling seizure were reviewed. Results: Overall, 63% of the seizures documented showed a good response. For the most disabling seizure, 56% of the patients had good outcomes. Changes in outcome status occurred within the first 6 months, and outcome was largely maintained after that point. Conclusion: Callosotomy achieves the goal of seizure palliation in more than half of the patients, with stable, good outcomes being maintained in the majority of patients.

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