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Aug 28, 2015
Elkommos S, Richardson MP, Schoene-Bake JC, Marson A, Elger C, Weber B, Keller SS
BACKGROUND: Although temporal lobe surgery is an effective treatment for patients with intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (mTLE), a third of patients will continue to experience seizures at 2 years after surgery...
Aug 27, 2015
Nune G, DeGiorgio C, Heck C
OPINION STATEMENT: Neuromodulation devices are used in the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy. This has been defined as epilepsy with persistent seizures despite adequate trials of at least two anti-epileptic d...
Aug 27, 2015
Usami K, Matsumoto R, Kobayashi K, Hitomi T, Shimotake A, Kikuchi T, Matsuhashi M, Kunieda T, Mikuni N, Miyamoto S, Fukuyama H, Takahashi R, Ikeda A
Sleep-induced changes in human brain connectivity/excitability and their physiologic basis remain unclear, especially in the frontal lobe. We investigated sleep-induced connectivity and excitability changes in 11 patie...
Aug 26, 2015
Arnulfo G, Narizzano M, Cardinale F, Fato MM, Palva JM
BACKGROUND: Invasive monitoring of brain activity by means of intracerebral electrodes is widely practiced to improve pre-surgical seizure onset zone localization in patients with medically refractory seizures. Stereo-...
Aug 26, 2015
Cho EB, Joo EY, Seo DW, Hong SC, Hong SB
To investigate the usage of functional neuroimaging as a prognostic tool for seizure recurrence and long-term outcomes in patients with multilobar resection, we recruited 90 patients who received multilobar resections ...
Aug 26, 2015
Zeiler FA, Zeiler KJ, Teitelbaum J, Gillman LM, West M, Kazina CJ
BACKGROUND: Our goal was to perform a systematic review of the literature on the use of intravenous lidocaine in pediatrics for status epilepticus (SE) and refractory status epilepticus (RSE) to determine its impact on...
Aug 25, 2015
Tarantino R, Donnarumma P, Marotta N, Missori P, Viozzi I, Landi A, Delfini R
Atlanto Axial Rotatory Dislocations (AARDs) are a heterogeneous group of post-traumatic pathologies typical of the pediatric age, and rare in adults. We describe the case of a 34-year-old woman, developing Atlanto Axia...
Aug 22, 2015
Maesawa S, Fujii M, Futamura M, Hayashi Y, Iijima K, Wakabayashi T
Few studies have examined the clinical characteristics of patients with lesions in the deep parietal operculum facing the sylvian fissure, the region recognized as the secondary somatosensory area (SII). Moreover, surg...
Aug 22, 2015
Hyslop A, Miller I, Bhatia S, Resnick T, Duchowny M, Jayakar P
Performing epilepsy surgery on children with non-lesional brain MRI often results in large lobar or multilobar resections. The aim of this study was to determine if smaller resections result in a comparable rate of sei...
Aug 21, 2015
Law N, Kerr E, Smith ML
OBJECTIVE: Children with epilepsy have elevated rates of behavior problems. Research findings on the impact of epilepsy surgery on children's behavior have been mixed, with some studies showing improvements in behavior...

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