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Jul 24, 2014
Verrotti A, Loiacono G, Rossi A, Tartaro A, Pizzi AD, Coppola G
Schizencephaly is an uncommon malformation of cortical development. Patients with schizencephaly present with a broad range of severe neurologic symptoms including pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Rufinamide is a new antiep...
Jul 23, 2014
Dorfer C, Stefanits H, Pataraia E, Wolfsberger S, Feucht M, Baumgartner C, Czech T
BACKGROUND:: For stereotactic implantation of depth electrodes in refractory epilepsy, both frame-based and frameless techniques have been developed. The higher versatility of current frameless techniques compared to f...
Jul 22, 2014
Kwon OY, Park SP
Many recent epidemiological studies have found the prevalence of depression and anxiety to be higher in people with epilepsy (PWE) than in people without epilepsy. Furthermore, people with depression or anxiety have be...
Jul 22, 2014
Thompson AC, Ivey SL, Lahiff M, Betjemann JP
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether adult minority patients with medically refractory temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) experience significantly longer times to anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) following presurgical evaluatio...
Jul 19, 2014
Shi LL, Dong J, Ni H, Geng J, Wu T
BACKGROUND: This review is an update of a previously published review in The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Issue 1, 2011) on 'Felbamate as an add-on therapy for refractory epilepsy'. Epilepsy is a chronic an...
Jul 19, 2014
Wang L, Lv Y, Deng W, Peng X, Xiao Z, Xi Z, Chen G, Wang X
Approximately 30 % of epilepsy cases are refractory to current pharmacological treatments. Thus, novel therapeutic approaches that prevent or reverse the molecular and cellular mechanisms of epilepsy are required. 5-HT...
Jul 18, 2014
Das S, Yip S, Hukin J, Cochrane D, Dunham C
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is a rare slow-growing neoplasm that has predilection for the supratentorial compartment and the temporal lobe. Children and young adults are most frequently affected and they usuall...
Jul 18, 2014
Dlouhy BJ, Gehlbach BK, Kreple CJ, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Buzza C, Granner MA, Welsh MJ, Howard MA, Wemmie JA, Richerson GB
INTRODUCTION:: Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the most common cause of death in patients with chronic refractory epilepsy. Case studies suggest that the cause of SUDEP may be respiratory depression indu...
Jul 18, 2014
Meng XD, Wei D, Li J, Kang JJ, Wu C, Ma L, Yang F, Zhu GM, Ou-Yang TP, Liu YY, Jiang W
Cannabinoid type 1 receptor (CB1R), which is traditionally located on axon terminals, plays an important role in the pathology of epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases by modulating synaptic transmission. Using the p...
Jul 18, 2014
de Santiago Garcia-Caro E, Martinez-Anton J

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