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Aug 26, 2016
Gröppel G, Dorfer C, Dressler A, Mühlebner A, Porsche B, Hainfellner JA, Czech T, Feucht M
AIM: To study the effect of hemispherotomy on electrical status epilepticus in sleep (ESES) and language development. METHOD: Children with a confirmed diagnosis of ESES prior to surgery and a minimum of 24 mon...
Aug 25, 2016
Asadi-Pooya AA, Asadollahi M, Tinker J, Nei M, Sperling MR
OBJECTIVES: We investigated the prevalence of post-epilepsy surgery psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy and the possible influence of risk factors on these seizures. ...
Aug 25, 2016
Englot DJ, Konrad PE, Morgan VL
Epilepsy is among the most common brain network disorders, and it is associated with substantial morbidity and increased mortality. Although focal epilepsy was traditionally considered a regional brain disorder, growin...
Aug 25, 2016
Roseti C, van Vliet EA, Cifelli P, Ruffolo G, Baayen JC, Di Castro MA, Bertollini C, Limatola C, Aronica E, Vezzani A, Palma E
Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is the most prevalent form of adult focal onset epilepsy often associated with drug-resistant seizures. Numerous studies suggest that neuroinflammatory processes are pathologic hallmarks of...
Aug 25, 2016
Wei Z, Gordon CR, Bergey GK, Sacks JM, Anderson WS
BACKGROUND: The NeuroPace RNS System is a method recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for closed-loop direct brain stimulation in selected patients with drug-resistant partial seizures. The long-t...
Aug 24, 2016
Zanello M, Pagès M, Roux A, Peeters S, Dezamis E, Puget S, Devaux B, Sainte-Rose C, Zerah M, Louvel G, Dumont SN, Meder JF, Grill J, Huberfeld G, Chrétien F, Parraga E, Sauvageon X, Varlet P, Pallud J
AIM: Prevalence and predictors of epileptic seizures are unknown in the malignant variant of ganglioglioma. METHODS: In a retrospective exploratory dataset of 18 supratentorial anaplastic World Health Organizat...
Aug 24, 2016
Schmidt RF, Wu C, Lang MJ, Soni P, Williams KA, Boorman DW, Evans JJ, Sperling MR, Sharan AD
OBJECTIVE: Intracranial monitoring is fundamental to epilepsy surgery, with reported complication rates of 3-17%. We aimed to assess the differences in complication rates between subdural and depth electrodes. ...
Aug 23, 2016
Singla N, Kapoor A
BACKGROUND: Dermoid cysts are rare intracranial lesions that can occasionally rupture into intraventricular and subarachnoid spaces and can present with a myriad of symptoms. The surgical intervention in such cases is ...
Aug 20, 2016
Roncon P, Soukupovà M, Binaschi A, Falcicchia C, Zucchini S, Ferracin M, Langley SR, Petretto E, Johnson MR, Marucci G, Michelucci R, Rubboli G, Simonato M
The identification of biomarkers of the transformation of normal to epileptic tissue would help to stratify patients at risk of epilepsy following brain injury, and inform new treatment strategies. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) a...
Aug 20, 2016
Kamson DO, Pilli VK, Asano E, Jeong JW, Sood S, Juhász C, Chugani HT
PURPOSE: We evaluated if cortical thickness measures were associated with surgical outcome in patients with non-lesional neocortical epilepsy. METHODS: Twenty-one young patients (age: 2.4-19.7years) with epilep...

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