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Jul 30, 2014
Wu J, Li W, Chen Y, Kang L, Zhao W
Focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) is frequently associated with focal epilepsy, and a broad spectrum of histopathology is included in the diagnosis of FCD. In 2011, an International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) task for...
Jul 30, 2014
Thom M, Kensche M, Maynard J, Liu J, Reeves C, Goc J, Marsdon D, Fluegel D, Foong J
BACKGROUND: De novo interictal psychosis, albeit uncommon, can develop in patients following temporal lobe surgery for epilepsy. Pathological alterations of the dentate gyrus, including cytoarchitectural changes, immat...
Jul 30, 2014
Jiménez-Jiménez D, Nekkare R, Flores L, Chatzidimou K, Bodi I, Honavar M, Mullatti N, Elwes RD, Selway RP, Valentín A, Alarcón G
OBJECTIVE: To investigate if intracranial EEG patterns at seizure onset can predict surgical outcome. METHODS: Ictal onset patterns from intracranial EEG were analysed in 373 electro-clinical seizures and subcl...
Jul 30, 2014
Fezza F, Marrone MC, Avvisati R, Di Tommaso M, Lanuti M, Rapino C, Mercuri NB, Maccarrone M, Marinelli S
There is clear evidence on the neuroprotective role of the endocannabinoid (eCB) signaling cascade in various models of epilepsy. In particular, increased levels of eCBs protect against kainic acid (KA)-induced seizure...
Jul 30, 2014
Brennan SA, O'Neill CJ, Tarazi M, Moran R
Jul 30, 2014
Van Wagoner ZD, Evans DC, Askegard-Giesmann JR, Kenney BD
Jul 26, 2014
Fang T, Yan R, Fang F
The authors describe the case of a spontaneous out-of-body experience (OBE) in a 15-year-old right-handed boy with intractable epilepsy in whom psychosis had been misdiagnosed. After successful resection of a right tem...
Jul 26, 2014
Schucht P, Seidel K, Murek M, Stieglitz LH, Urwyler N, Wiest R, Steinlin M, Leibundgut K, Raabe A, Beck J
OBJECT: Resection of lesions close to the primary motor cortex (M1) and the corticospinal tract (CST) is generally regarded as high-risk surgery due to reported rates of postoperative severe deficits of up to 50%. The ...
Jul 26, 2014
Christopher D, McElmurray JH, Shaffer D, Schaefer HM
Jul 26, 2014
Cuomo O, Rispoli V, Leo A, Politi GB, Vinciguerra A, di Renzo G, Cataldi M
The antiepileptic drug Levetiracetam (Lev) has neuroprotective properties in experimental stroke, cerebral hemorrhage and neurotrauma. In these conditions, non-convulsive seizures (NCSs) propagate from the core of the ...

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