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May 24, 2017
Lundstrom BN, Worrell GA, Stead M, Van Gompel JJ
INTRODUCTION: Approximately one third of patients with focal epilepsy continue to have ongoing seizures despite adequate trials of anti-seizure medications. Surgery to remove the epileptogenic zone remains the most eff...
May 20, 2017
Yamamoto T, Hamasaki T, Nakamura H, Yamada K
Improvement of visual field defects after surgical treatment for occipital lobe epilepsy is rare. Here, the authors report on a 24-year-old man with a 15-year history of refractory epilepsy that developed after he had ...
May 20, 2017
Roldan S
INTRODUCTION: Resistance to treatments is a common feature of Ohtahara, Aicardi, West and Dravet syndromes, as well as malignant migrating epilepsy in infancy. AIMS: To update the therapeutic management and to ...
May 19, 2017
Fedele T, Ramantani G, Burnos S, Hilfiker P, Curio G, Grunwald T, Krayenbühl N, Sarnthein J
OBJECTIVE: Fast ripples (FR, 250-500Hz) in the intraoperative corticogram have recently been proposed as specific predictors of surgical outcome in epilepsy patients. However, online FR detection is restricted by their...
May 19, 2017
Iimura Y, Jones K, Hattori K, Okazawa Y, Noda A, Hoashi K, Nonoda Y, Asano E, Akiyama T, Go C, Ochi A, Snead OC, Donner EJ, Rutka JT, Drake JM, Otsubo H
OBJECTIVE: Subtotal hemispherectomy involves the resection of multiple lobes in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, skipping the motor area (MA). We determined epileptogenicity using the occurrence rate (OR) of high...
May 19, 2017
Liang S, Zhang J, Yang Z, Zhang S, Cui Z, Cui J, Zhang J, Liu N, Ding P
Approximately 50% of patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) present intractable epilepsy, and surgery is an option for those patients. Hereby, we analyze long-term seizure control and neuropsychological outcome...
May 19, 2017
He X, Doucet GE, Pustina D, Sperling MR, Sharan AD, Tracy JI
OBJECTIVE: To characterize the presurgical brain functional architecture presented in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) using graph theoretical measures of resting-state fMRI data and to test its association w...
May 19, 2017
Naidech AM, Beaumont J, Jahromi B, Prabhakaran S, Kho A, Holl JL
OBJECTIVE: Prophylactic medications can be a source of preventable harm, potentially affecting large numbers of patients. Few data exist about how clinicians change prescribing practices in response to new data and rev...
May 19, 2017
von Lehe M, Parpaley Y
Focal epilepsy originating from the insular cortex is rare. One reason is the small amount of cortical tissue compared with other lobes of the brain. However, the incidence of insular epilepsy might be underestimated b...
May 18, 2017
Luat AF, Asano E, Kumar A, Chugani HT, Sood S
Corpus callosotomy is a palliative procedure performed to reduce the severity of drug-resistant epilepsy. The authors assessed its efficacy on different seizure types in 20 subjects (age range 5-19 years); 8 with activ...

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