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Oct 18, 2014
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 show...
Oct 17, 2014
Agarwal G, Vats HS, Raval AN, Yevzlin AS, Chan MR, Gimelli G
Takayasu arteritis-induced renal artery stenosis (TARAS) is a condition rarely described in the literature. Although percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting has been well-described in the treatment of athero...
Oct 16, 2014
Terzaghi M, Sartori I, Cremascoli R, Rustioni V, Manni R
UNLABELLED: Awakenings from sleep with gasping and feeling of choking can be due to nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE) as well as sleep apnea (OSA). We describe the case of an overweight man, referred to us with su...
Oct 16, 2014
Ryvlin P, Cross JH, Rheims S
SUMMARY: Epilepsy surgery is the most effective way to control seizures in patients with drug-resistant focal epilepsy, often leading to improvements in cognition, behaviour, and quality of life. Risks of serious adver...
Oct 16, 2014
van Houdt PJ, Ossenblok PP, Colon AJ, Hermans KH, Verdaasdonk RM, Boon PA, de Munck JC
Spatial independent component analysis (ICA) is increasingly being used to extract resting-state networks from fMRI data. Previous studies showed that ICA also reveals independent components (ICs) related to the seizur...
Oct 15, 2014
Tenney JR, Fujiwara H, Horn PS, Rose DF
OBJECTIVES: Magnetoencephalography (MEG) is used to guide intracranial electroencephalography (ICEEG) monitoring and determine areas for resection. The purpose of this retrospective cross-sectional study was to report ...
Oct 14, 2014
Mader EC, Villemarette-Pittman NR, Rogers CT, Torres-Delgado F, Olejniczak PW, England JD
Burst suppression (BS) consists of bursts of high-voltage slow and sharp wave activity alternating with periods of background suppression in the electroencephalogram (EEG). When induced by deep anesthesia or encephalop...
Oct 13, 2014
Farooque P, Duckrow R
PURPOSE: To evaluate the clinical significance, characteristics and prognostic value of subclinical seizures of temporal and extra-temporal origin. METHODS: Our epilepsy database from 2003 to 2011 was reviewed ...
Oct 12, 2014
Kimura N, Takahashi Y, Shigematsu H, Imai K, Ikeda H, Ootani H, Takayama R, Mogami Y, Kimura N, Baba K, Matsuda K, Tottori T, Usui N, Inoue Y
The purpose of this study was to investigate the developmental outcome after surgery for early-onset epilepsy in patients with focal cortical dysplasia (FCD). Among 108 patients with histopathologically confirmed FCD o...
Oct 12, 2014
Fan X, Wang YY, Zhang CB, You G, Li MY, Wang L, Jiang T
PURPOSE: Most patients with low-grade gliomas (LGGs) experience epileptic seizures as an initial symptom. However, the mechanism of LGG-related epilepsy is poorly understood. Genetic changes in brain tumors influence e...