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Jul 24, 2014
Harris S, Boorman L, Bruyns-Haylett M, Kennerley A, Ma H, Zhao M, Overton PG, Schwartz TH, Berwick J
OBJECTIVE: Whether epileptic events disrupt normal neurovascular coupling mechanisms locally or remotely is unclear. We sought to investigate neurovascular coupling in an acute model of focal neocortical epilepsy, both...
Jul 24, 2014
Doležalová I, Brázdil M, Hermanová M, Janoušová E, Kuba R
OBJECTIVE: To assess changes in the relative lateralization of interictal epileptiform discharges (IEDs) and interictal EEG prognostic value in terms of surgical outcome between periods with full medication (FMP) and r...
Jul 23, 2014
Johnson AM, Sugo E, Barreto D, Cunningham AM, Hiew CC, Lawson JA, Somerville ER, Connolly AM, Bye AM
OBJECTIVES: This study utilised the revised 2011 ILAE classification of focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) (Blümcke et al., 2011) to examine pathology in a cohort of children and adults who underwent temporal lobe epilepsy...
Jul 23, 2014
Yao N, Qiao H, Li P, Liu Y, Wu L, Deng X, Wang Z, Chen D, Tong X, Liu Y, Yang C, Xu Y
BACKGROUND: Cortical hemispherectomy leads to degeneration of ipsilateral subcortical structures, which can be observed long term after the operation. Therefore, reorganization of the brainstem auditory pathway might o...
Jul 22, 2014
Sun Z, Yuan D, Sun Y, Zhang J, Zuo H, Zhang K
BACKGROUND: Anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) is the most common surgical treatment for temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), although long-term prognosis is often less favorable than short-term outcomes. This study aimed to e...
Jul 22, 2014
Pornsriniyom D, Shinlapawittayatorn K, Fong J, Andrews ND, Foldvary-Schaefer N
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is highly prevalent, affecting 25% of men and 10% of women. We recently reported a prevalence of OSA of 30% among 130 adults with epilepsy unselected for sleep disorder complaints, includi...
Jul 22, 2014
Wang DD, Blümcke I, Coras R, Zhou WJ, Lu DH, Gui QP, Hu JX, Zuo HC, Chen SY, Piao YS
Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a rare syndrome characterized by capillary-venous malformations involving skin and brain. Many patients with SWS also suffer from drug resistant epilepsy. We retrospectively studied a ser...
Jul 22, 2014
Selves A, Ruiz S, Crognier L, Conil JM, Bonneville F, Georges B, Dupuy M, Fourcade O, Geeraerts T
We describe the case of a 19-year-old male diagnosed with Reye syndrome within the context of viral pericarditis and salicylate ingestion. He presented a fatal brain oedema without liver failure. Brain biopsies obtaine...
Jul 22, 2014
Rathore C, Dickson JC, Teotónio R, Ell P, Duncan JS
PURPOSE: To investigate the utility of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography (FDG PET) in helping decision making for epilepsy surgery. METHODS: All patients with medically refractory focal epilep...
Jul 19, 2014
D'Alessio L, Scévola L, Fernandez Lima M, Oddo S, Solís P, Seoane E, Kochen S
OBJECTIVES: Temporal lobe resistant epilepsy has been associated with a high incidence of psychotic disorders; however, there are many controversies; while some patients get better after surgery from their psychiatric ...

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