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Jan 27, 2015
Okanishi T, Akiyama T, Tanaka S, Mayo E, Mitsutake A, Boelman C, Go C, Snead OC, Drake J, Rutka J, Ochi A, Otsubo H
OBJECTIVE: Multiple tubers in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) often are responsible for drug-resistant epilepsy. The complexity of the epileptic network formed by multiple tubers complicates localization...
Jan 27, 2015
Wang DD, Benkli B, Auguste KI, Garcia PA, Sullivan J, Barkovich AJ, Chang EF, Tihan T
OBJECT: Cortical malformations and inflammatory encephalopathy are among common etiologies for medically refractory epilepsy in children. On rare occasions, lesions can affect an entire cerebral hemisphere while sparin...
Jan 27, 2015
Calisto A, Dorfmüller G, Fohlen M, Bulteau C, Conti A, Delalande O
OBJECT: Hypothalamic hamartomas (HH) may induce drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE), thereby requiring surgical treatment. Conventionally, treatment is aimed at removing the lesion, but a disconnection procedure has been sho...
Jan 27, 2015
Isaeva E, Romanov A, Holmes GL, Isaev D
Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is the most common epilepsy syndrome in adults. In particular, the hippocampus is highly susceptible to abnormal synchronization. Recent advances in the surgical treatment of patients with ...
Jan 27, 2015
Dhiman V, Sinha S, Arimappamagan A, Mahadevan A, Bharath RD, Saini J, Rajeswaran J, Rao MB, Shankar SK, Satishchandra P
PURPOSE: To analyze the predictors of spontaneous transient seizure remission for ≥1 year in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE) due to mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS). METHODS: This analysis included 3...
Jan 27, 2015
Kim HJ, Kim HD, Lee JS, Heo K, Kim DS, Kang HC
PURPOSE: We investigated long term prognosis of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) with active application of recent advanced treatment modalities such as ketogenic diet (KD) or epilepsy surgery (ES). METHODS: We re...
Jan 27, 2015
Vergara Palma J, Espinosa Jovel CA, Vergara T, Betancourt AM, Sobrino Mejía FE
OBJECTIVE: To describe the impact of epilepsy surgery on quality of life through the application of the quality of life in epilepsy (QOLIE-10) scale in a low income population. METHODS: We conducted an observat...
Jan 27, 2015
Ryzí M, Brázdil M, Novák Z, Hemza J, Chrastina J, Ošlejšková H, Rektor I, Kuba R
PURPOSE: The primary aim of this study was to analyze the long-term outcomes of patients who were classified as Engel IV one year after resective epilepsy surgery. The secondary objectives were to evaluate the effectiv...
Jan 24, 2015
Vik-Mo EO, Krossnes BK, Stanisic M, Egge A, Holter E, Taubøll E, Heuser K, Lund CG
Jan 24, 2015
Hanáková P, Brázdil M, Novák Z, Hemza J, Chrastina J, Ošlejšková H, Hermanová M, Pažourková M, Rektor I, Kuba R
PURPOSE: We analyzed the long-term postoperative outcome and possible predictive factors of the outcome in surgically treated patients with refractory extratemporal epilepsy. METHODS: We retrospectively analyze...

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