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Apr 25, 2015
Bower RS, Wirrell EC, Eckel LJ, Wong-Kisiel LC, Nickels KC, Wetjen NM
OBJECT Resection can sometimes offer the best chance of meaningful seizure reduction in children with medically intractable epilepsy. However, when surgery fails to achieve the desired outcome, reoperation may be an op...
Apr 24, 2015
Pi X, Zhou L, Cui L, Liu A, Zhang J, Ma Y, Liu B, Cai C, Zhu C, Zhou T, Chen J, Zhou Z, Wang C, Li L, Li S, Wu J, Xiao B
PURPOSE: To investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of active epilepsy in southern Han Chinese. METHOD: A door-to-door survey about epilepsy was conducted in communities identified by random clu...
Apr 24, 2015
Chou CC, Shih YH, Yen J, Kwan SY, Yu HY
Epilepsy surgery is beneficial to patients suffering from drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy in the short term, but fewer reports of long-term outcomes have been published. To clarify the long-term outcomes of seizu...
Apr 24, 2015
Yuan Y, Yunhe M, Xiang W, Yanhui L, Yanwu Y, Shuang L, Ruofei L, Jiewen L, Qing M
PURPOSE: The prognoses of seizure treatment with P450 enzyme-inducing and non-enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs after glioma resection surgery were investigated across several clinical studies. However, the results o...
Apr 24, 2015
Faguer R, Tanguy JY, Rousseau A, Clavreul A, Menei P
BACKGROUND: Clinical and neuroimaging findings of glioblastomas (GBM) at an early stage have rarely been described and those tumors are most probably under-diagnosed. Furthermore, their genetic alterations, to our know...
Apr 24, 2015
Lilleker JB, Biswas V, Mohanraj R
PURPOSE: The aetiology of adult onset epilepsy remains unascertained in a significant proportion of patients. Antibodies directed against neuronal antigens have been suggested to have a potential pathogenic role in som...
Apr 23, 2015
Whitehead K, O'Sullivan S, Walker M
INTRODUCTION: We sought to determine the percentage of patients undergoing presurgical assessment that had both psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNESs) and epileptic seizures (ESs) captured within our telemetry unit ...
Apr 23, 2015
Boshuisen K, van Schooneveld MM, Uiterwaal CS, Cross JH, Harrison S, Polster T, Daehn M, Djimjadi S, Yalnizoglu D, Turanli PG, Sassen R, Hoppe C, Kuczaty S, Barba C, Kahane P, Schubert-Bast S, Reuner G, Bast T, Strobl K, Mayer H, de Saint-Martin A, Seegmuller C, Laurent A, Arzimanoglou A, Braun KP, TimeToStopcognitive outcome study group
OBJECTIVE: Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) have cognitive side effects that, particularly in children, may affect intellectual functioning. With the TimeToStop study, we showed that timing of AED withdrawal does not majorly...
Apr 22, 2015
Rathore C, Dickson JC, Teotónio R, Ell P, Duncan JS
PURPOSE: To investigate the utility of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography (FDG PET) in helping decision making for epilepsy surgery. METHODS: All patients with medically refractory focal epilep...
Apr 22, 2015
Shastin D, Chandrasekaran S, Ferrie C, Vadlamani G, Morrall M, Warren D, Macmullen-Price J, Ray M, Long V, Goodden J, Crimmins D, Sivakumar G, Chumas P
PURPOSE: The demand for paediatric epilepsy surgery in the UK greatly exceeds the number of operations performed. Hence, Children's Epilepsy Surgery Service (CESS) was commenced in 2012. This study is aimed to characte...

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