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Feb 13, 2016
Saffarzadeh F, Eslamizade MJ, Ghadiri T, Modarres Mousavi SM, Hadjighassem M, Gorji A
Temporal lobe epilepsy is often presented by medically intractable recurrent seizures due to dysfunction of temporal lobe structures, mostly the temporomesial structures. The role of transient receptor potential vanilo...
Feb 13, 2016
Lai A, Outin HD, Jabot J, Mégarbane B, Gaudry S, Coudroy R, Louis G, Schneider F, Barbarot N, Roch A, Lerolle N, Luis D, Fourrier F, Renault A, Argaud L, Sharshar T, Gibot S, Bollaert PE
INTRODUCTION: To characterize etiology, clinical course and outcomes of patients in prolonged refractory status epilepticus (PRSE) and looking for prognostic factors. METHODS: Retrospective study conducted in p...
Feb 13, 2016
Noda Y, Daskalakis ZJ, Fitzgerald PB, Downar J, Rajji TK, Blumberger DM
BACKGROUND: Magnetic seizure therapy (MST) is a novel brain stimulation modality used to treat refractory depression through the induction of seizures. It is currently being investigated as a potential alternative trea...
Feb 13, 2016
Goyal M, Chand P, Modi M, Khandelwal N, Kharbanda PS, Lal V, Singla V, Sehgal R
OBJECTIVE: Being a common cause of epilepsy in endemic areas, neurocysticercosis (NCC) is expected to account for a sizable proportion of patients with drug-refractory epilepsy (DRE) as well. However, data regarding pr...
Feb 13, 2016
Monteith S, Snell J, Eames M, Kassell NF, Kelly E, Gwinn R
OBJECTIVE In appropriate candidates, the treatment of medication-refractory mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) is primarily surgical. Traditional anterior temporal lobectomy yields seizure-free rates of 60%-70% and p...
Feb 13, 2016
Chen W, Zhang XT, Guo CL, Zhang SJ, Zeng XW, Meng FG
PURPOSE: Lower heart rate variability (HRV) is known to make patients more susceptible to tachycardia and possibly sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). The heart rate (HR) at which tachycardia is present may va...
Feb 11, 2016
Prabhakar H, Kalaivani M
BACKGROUND: This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 8, 2012.Failure to respond to antiepileptic drugs in patients with uncontrolled seizure activity such as refractory status epile...
Feb 11, 2016
Bodin C, Aubert S, Daquin G, Carron R, Scavarda D, McGonigal A, Bartolomei F
EEG desynchronization has been proposed to be an important mechanism for antiepileptic effect of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) but has never been clearly documented in human. The aim of this study was to evaluate impac...
Feb 11, 2016
Nourski KV, Steinschneider M, Rhone AE, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard MA, McMurray B
High gamma power has become the principal means of assessing auditory cortical activation in human intracranial studies, albeit at the expense of low frequency local field potentials (LFPs). It is unclear whether limit...
Feb 11, 2016
Schmidt KJ, Doshi MR, Holzhausen JM, Natavio A, Cadiz M, Winegardner JE
OBJECTIVE: Approximately 50% of patients with alcohol dependence experience alcohol withdrawal. Severe alcohol withdrawal is characterized by seizures and/or delirium tremens, often refractory to standard doses of benz...

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