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Jun 28, 2016
Bennett-Back O, Uliel-Siboni S, Kramer U
BACKGROUND: Video EEG (VEEG) is performed for most pediatric patients in order to evaluate unclear paroxysmal events and improve our understanding of difficult to control epileptic patients. PURPOSE: To charact...
Jun 28, 2016
Ping X, Jin X
Posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) usually develops in a small percentage of patients of traumatic brain injury after a varying latent period. Modeling this chronic neurological condition in rodents is time consuming and ine...
Jun 28, 2016
Hotan GC, Struck AF, Bianchi MT, Eskandar EN, Cole AJ, Westover MB
PURPOSE: Up to one third of epilepsy patients develop pharmacoresistant seizures and many benefit from resective surgery. However, patients with non-lesional focal epilepsy often require intracranial monitoring to loca...
Jun 28, 2016
Ramos JA, Brull SJ
INTRODUCTION: Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES or "pseudoseizures") remain an obscure topic in the peri-operative setting. They are sudden and time-limited motor and cognitive disturbances, which mimic epilepti...
Jun 28, 2016
Boopathy V, Bakshi SS, Balasubramanian P, Dakshinamoorthy S
Accidental ingestion of a denture is an acute emergency, and the denture is usually removed on the same day it is discovered. We present a patient who had a seizure while asleep, during which his denture broke; he acci...
Jun 28, 2016
Manji RA, Grocott HP, Manji JS, Menkis AH, Jacobsohn E
OBJECTIVES: To determine the risk factors for and outcomes after recurrent seizures (RS) in patients following cardiac surgery. DESIGN: A historical cohort study. SETTING: A single-center university tea...
Jun 25, 2016
Mullin JP, Smithason S, Gonzalez-Martinez J
SEEG is a method and technique which is used for accurate, invasive recording of seizure activity via three dimensional recordings. In epilepsy patients who are deemed appropriate candidates for invasive recordings, th...
Jun 25, 2016
Dewan MC, Thompson RC, Kalkanis SN, Barker FG, Hadjipanayis CG
OBJECTIVE Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are often administered prophylactically following brain tumor resection. With conflicting evidence and unestablished guidelines, however, the nature of this practice among tumor sur...
Jun 25, 2016
Ulkatan S, Jaramillo AM, Téllez MJ, Kim J, Deletis V, Seidel K
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence of seizures during the intraoperative monitoring of motor evoked potentials (MEPs) elicited by electrical brain stimulation in a wide spectrum of sur...
Jun 24, 2016
Jin K, Nakasato N