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Sep 27, 2016
Neal A, Morokoff A, O'Brien TJ, Kwan P
OBJECTIVE: The patterns of postoperative seizure control and response to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in tumor-associated epilepsy (TAE) are poorly understood. We aim to document these characteristics in patients with su...
Sep 25, 2016
Smith EH, Schevon CA
Focal epileptic seizures have long been considered to arise from a small susceptible brain area and spread through uninvolved regions. In the past decade, the idea that focal seizures instead arise from coordinated act...
Sep 24, 2016
Tomita T, Volk JM, Shen W, Pundy T
OBJECT: Glioneuronal tumors are common neoplasms among the cerebral hemisphere during childhood. They consist of several histological types, of which gangliogliomas (GGs) and dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors (DN...
Sep 24, 2016
Nabower AM, Larsen PD, Love TL, McComb RD, Pavkovic I
Sep 23, 2016
Citraro R, Navarra M, Leo A, Donato Di Paola E, Santangelo E, Lippiello P, Aiello R, Russo E, De Sarro G
The usage of dietary supplements and other natural products to treat neurological diseases has been growing over time, and accumulating evidence suggests that flavonoids possess anticonvulsant properties. The aim of th...
Sep 23, 2016
Asadi-Pooya AA, Rabiei AH, Gracely EJ, Sperling MR
OBJECTIVES: Tonic-clonic seizures are associated with greater chance of seizure relapse after anterior temporal lobectomy. We investigated whether the interval between the last preoperative tonic-clonic seizure and sur...
Sep 23, 2016
Kamekura N, Nitta Y, Takuma S, Fujisawa T
We report the successful management of general anesthesia for a patient with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD). PMD is one of a group of progressive, degenerative disorders of the cerebral white matter. The typical cl...
Sep 23, 2016
Di Lella F, Bacciu A, Falcioni M, Guida M, Vincenti V
OBJECTIVES: To describe long-term clinical outcomes of cochlear implantation in deaf children with symptomatic epilepsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective data analysis review of patients implanted at the ...
Sep 22, 2016
Liu X, Otsuki T, Takahashi A, Kaido T
INTRODUCTION: The authors here present a rare case of a 3-month-old infant with unilateral Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) who had excellent seizure control and no aggravation of previous existed neurological deficits afte...
Sep 22, 2016
Avila EK, Chamberlain M, Schiff D, Reijneveld JC, Armstrong TS, Ruda R, Wen PY, Weller M, Koekkoek JA, Mittal S, Arakawa Y, Choucair A, Gonzalez-Martinez J, MacDonald DR, Nishikawa R, Shah A, Vecht CJ, Warren P, van den Bent MJ, DeAngelis LM
Patients with low-grade glioma frequently have brain tumor-related epilepsy, which is more common than in patients with high-grade glioma. Treatment for tumor-associated epilepsy usually comprises a combination of surg...