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Dec 8, 2016
Okanishi T, Fujimoto A, Motoi H, Kanai S, Nishimura M, Yamazoe T, Takagi A, Yamamoto T, Enoki H
Corpus callosotomy is a palliative therapy for refractory epilepsy, including West syndrome, without a resectable epileptic focus. The surgical outcome of corpus callosotomy is relatively favorable in cryptogenic (non-...
Dec 7, 2016
Engel J
Treatment goals for epilepsy are no seizures, no side effects, as soon as possible, but these goals are too often unmet. Approximately 1 million people in the United States continue to have seizures despite adequate tr...
Dec 6, 2016
Stamoulis C, Verma N, Kaulas H, Halford JJ, Duffy FH, Pearl PL, Treves ST
OBJECTIVE: Ictal SPECT is promising for accurate non-invasive localization of the epileptogenic brain tissue in focal epilepsies. However, high quality ictal scans require meticulous attention to the seizure onset. In ...
Dec 6, 2016
Hino-Fukuyo N, Kikuchi A, Iwasaki M, Sato Y, Kubota Y, Kobayashi T, Nakayama T, Haginoya K, Arai-Ichinoi N, Niihori T, Sato R, Suzuki T, Kudo H, Funayama R, Nakayama K, Aoki Y, Kure S
We describe the first case of a successful functional hemispherectomy in a patient with epileptic encephalopathy and a de novo collagen type IV alpha 1 (COL4A1) mutation. A 4-year-old girl was COL4A1 mutation-positive ...
Dec 6, 2016
Aungaroon G, Holland KD, Horn PS, Standridge SM, Mackell Imming C
Drug-resistant epilepsy in children with partial onset epilepsy treated with carbamazepine Objective: To evaluate the outcome, including drug-resistant epilepsy in children with newly diagnosed partial onset epilepsy t...
Dec 6, 2016
Trébuchon A, Chauvel P
The challenge in epilepsy surgery is to remove the epileptogenic zone without compromising postoperative function. Electrical stimulation (ES) was developed to identify with greater anatomical and physiological precisi...
Dec 6, 2016
Šapina L, Ratković M
Aim To investigate influence of therapy with new generation antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in fastening of posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) remission comparing to therapy with standard AEDs, as well as the time to remission in...
Dec 4, 2016
Corley JA, Nazari P, Rossi VJ, Kim NC, Fogg LF, Hoeppner TJ, Stoub TR, Byrne RW
PURPOSE: There is significant variation in how patients respond to cortical electrical stimulation. It has been hypothesized that individual demographic and pathologic factors, such as age, sex, disease duration, and M...
Dec 4, 2016
Vlachos I, Krishnan B, Treiman D, Tsakalis K, Kugiumtzis D, Iassemidis L
GOAL: Accurate determination of the epileptogenic focus is of paramount diagnostic and therapeutic importance in epilepsy. The current gold standard for focus localization is from ictal (seizure) onset and thus require...
Dec 4, 2016
Kitwitee P, Unnwongse K, Srikijvilaikul T, Yadee T, Limwattananon C
OBJECTIVES: This study assessed, whether video-electroencephalography (VEEG) monitoring followed by surgery was cost-effective in adult patients with drug-resistant focal epilepsy under Thai healthcare context, as comp...

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