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Jul 4, 2015
Shurtleff HA, Barry D, Firman T, Warner MH, Aguilar-Estrada RL, Saneto RP, Kuratani JD, Ellenbogen RG, Novotny EJ, Ojemann JG
OBJECT Outcomes of focal resection in young children with early-onset epilepsy are varied in the literature due to study differences. In this paper, the authors sought to define the effect of focal resection in a small...
Jul 4, 2015
Oldham MS, Horn PS, Tsevat J, Standridge S
PURPOSE: Approximately 20% of children with epilepsy are drug-resistant, incurring considerable costs. Epilepsy surgery has been shown to be an effective intervention in this population. This study provides an initial ...
Jul 4, 2015
Witt JA, Coras R, Schramm J, Becker AJ, Elger CE, Blümcke I, Helmstaedter C
Surgical treatment of unilateral mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (mTLE) particularly bears the risk of episodic memory decline. The present study investigates the role of the ipsilateral hippocampal integrity for postope...
Jul 3, 2015
Makita N, Ninomiya I, Tsukada T, Okamoto K, Harada S, Nakanuma S, Sakai S, Makino I, Kinoshita J, Hayashi H, Oyama K, Nakagawara H, Miyashita T, Tajima H, Takamura H, Fushida S, Ohta T
Radiation therapy is one of the most promising therapeutic strategies in unresectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). The histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor has been shown to enhance radiosensitivity. Valp...
Jul 3, 2015
Arisi GM, Foresti ML, Katki K, Shapiro LA
BACKGROUND: Cytokines and chemokines play an important role in the neuroinflammatory response to an initial precipitating injury such as status epilepticus (SE). These signaling molecules participate in recruitment of ...
Jul 2, 2015
West S, Nolan SJ, Cotton J, Gandhi S, Weston J, Sudan A, Ramirez R, Newton R
BACKGROUND: Focal epilepsies are caused by a malfunction of nerve cells localised in one part of one cerebral hemisphere. In studies, estimates of the number of individuals with focal epilepsy who do not become seizure...
Jul 1, 2015
Bonney PA, Glenn CA, Ebeling PA, Conner AK, Boettcher LB, Cameron DM, Battiste JD, Sughrue ME
Gangliogliomas are rare tumors that comprise up to 40% of lesional epilepsy. Seizure control represents an important quality-of-life determinant in patients with these tumors. Here we present results of a literature re...
Jun 30, 2015
Suárez-Piñera M, Mestre-Fusco A, Ley M, González S, Medrano S, Principe A, Mojal S, Conesa G, Rocamora R
AIMS: Brain perfusion SPECT (ictal-interictal), SPECT images and subtraction ictal SPECT coregistered to MRI (SISCOM) and (18)F-FDG-PET (interictal), play an important role in the pre-surgical diagnosis of patients wit...
Jun 30, 2015
Fallah A, Rodgers SD, Weil AG, Vadera S, Mansouri A, Connolly MB, Major P, Ma T, Devinsky O, Weiner HL, Gonzalez-Martinez JA, Bingaman WE, Najm I, Gupta A, Ragheb J, Bhatia S, Steinbok P, Witiw CD, Widjaja E, Snead OC, Rutka JT
BACKGROUND: There are no established variables that predict the success of curative resective epilepsy surgery in children with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). OBJECTIVE: We performed a multicenter observatio...
Jun 27, 2015
Busic Z, Krnic M, Busic N, Ledenko V
We wish to show our experiance with threating a rare congenital brain malformation-encephalocele. It is a protusion of brain matter with greater incidence in the Far East. Our case is even more curious because of the s...

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