Statistics on Invasive procedure for Epilepsy.

Shane Le Brun made this Official Information request to Ministry of Health

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From: Shane Le Brun

Dear Ministry of Health,

I would like to know how many invasive/surgical procedures have been conducted for the treatment of Epilepsy in NZ over the last 10 years, is it possible to break down the count of surgeries into the specific procedures, such as,

Temporal resections
Corpus Callosotomy
Multiple Subpial Transections
Stereotactic ablations
Cerebellar stimulation
Vagus nerve stimulation

Yours faithfully,

Shane Le Brun

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Ministry of Health

Dear Shane

Thank you for your request for official information, received by the
Ministry of Health on 10 March 2015

Your request has been received and logged.  As required under the Official
Information Act 1982, the Ministry will respond to your request within 20
working days.  You should receive a response on or before 9 April 2015.

If a large amount of information has been requested or if the Ministry
needs to consult in order to make a decision, we may need to extend this
date (this is provided for in section 15A of the Act).  We will advise you
if such an extension is necessary.

The Ministry's reference number for your request is: H201500829

Yours sincerely
Government Relations
Corporate Services
Ministry of Health
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Dear Mr Le Brun

Thank you for your letter of 9 March 2015 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act) data on procedures performed for epilepsy.

The Ministry is pleased to respond to your request, see the following

Kind regards,
Mary Kearns

Mary Kearns
Group Administrator_10.05
Classification and Terminology
National Collections and Reporting
Information Group
National Health Board
Ministry of Health
DDI: 04 816 2830
Fax: 04 816 2897

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