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Sep 15, 2014
Meletti S, Vaudano AE, Tassi L, Caruana F, Avanzini P
Sep 15, 2014
Verrotti A, Cusmai R, Darra F, Martelli P, Accorsi P, Bergamo S, Bevivino E, Coppola G, Freri E, Grosso S, Matricardi S, Parisi P, Sartori S, Spalice A, Specchio N, Carelli A, Zini D, Bernardina BD, Giordano L
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is a frequent and severe feature of Menkes disease (MD) but only few studies described the long-term evolution of these children. We report a series of 28 epileptic MD patients, with clinical chara...
Sep 15, 2014
Chen PC, Baumgartner J, Seo JH, Korostenskaja M, Lee KH
PURPOSE: To evaluate the value of a new multi-stage surgical procedure using bilateral intracranial electroencephalogram (iEEG) prior and post complete corpus callosotomy (CC) for epileptogenic focus localization. ...
Sep 14, 2014
Hemb M, Paglioli E, Dubeau F, Andermann F, Olivier A, da Costa JC, Martins WA, Nunes ML, Palmini A
BACKGROUND: Epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) is a life-threatening condition often caused by focal cortical dysplasia (FCD). Resection of the motor cortex is contemplated in the hope that the trade-off between a seve...
Sep 14, 2014
Bertti P, Tejada J, Martins AP, Dal-Cól ML, Terra VC, de Oliveira JA, Velasco TR, Sakamoto AC, Garcia-Cairasco N
Epileptic syndromes and seizures are the expression of complex brain systems. Because no analysis of complexity has been applied to epileptic seizure semiology, our goal was to apply neuroethology and graph analysis to...
Sep 13, 2014
de la Vaissière S, Milh M, Scavarda D, Carron R, Lépine A, Trébuchon A, Gavaret M, Hewett R, Laguitton V, Daquin G, Villeneuve N, Bartolomei F
The pathophysiological mechanisms of epileptic spasms are still poorly understood. The role of subcortical structures has been suggested on the basis of non-localized EEG features and from experimental data. The descri...
Sep 12, 2014
De Witte E, Van Hecke W, Dua G, De Surgeloose D, Moens M, Mariën P
OBJECTIVE: Approximately 97% of the right-handers has left hemisphere language dominance. Within the language dominant hemisphere Broca's area is of crucial importance for a variety of linguistic functions. As a result...
Sep 12, 2014
Forcelli PA, Kalikhman D, Gale K
Neurosurgical therapeutic interventions include components that are presumed to be therapeutically inert, such as craniotomy and electrode implantation. Because these procedures may themselves exert neuroactive actions...
Sep 11, 2014
Wijesurendra RS, Carey M, Butterworth RJ, Khiani R
Some forms of focal epilepsy, including temporal lobe epilepsy, are rarely associated with ictal bradycardia and sinus node arrest. We report a case of a previously healthy man presenting with syncope in whom telemetry...
Sep 10, 2014
Akhavan-Sigari R, Rohde V, Abili M
BACKGROUND: Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a rare, severe adverse drug reaction. Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) represents the milder end of the spectrum. The exact pathogenesis of TEN and SJS is still unknown. Ma...