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May 24, 2016
Mrabet S, Ben Achour N, Kraoua I, Benrhouma H, Klaa H, Rouissi A, Ben Ahmed M, Ben Youssef Turki I
BACKGROUND: Anti-Ma2-associated encephalitis is a rare paraneoplastic neurological syndrome characterized by isolated or combined limbic, diencephalic, or brainstem dysfunction. It is rarely reported in children. ...
May 24, 2016
Toller G, Adhimoolam B, Grunwald T, Huppertz HJ, König K, Jokeit H
Nonvisual spatial navigation functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) may help clinicians determine memory lateralization in blind individuals with refractory mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE). We report on an e...
May 24, 2016
Boccard SG, Pereira EA, Aziz TZ
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a neurosurgical intervention popularised in movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, and also reported to improve symptoms of epilepsy, Tourette's syndrome, obsessive compulsive d...
May 22, 2016
Englot DJ, Birk H, Chang EF
In approximately 30 % of patients with epilepsy, seizures are refractory to medical therapy, leading to significant morbidity and increased mortality. Substantial evidence has demonstrated the benefit of surgical resec...
May 22, 2016
Sweeney-Reed CM, Zaehle T, Voges J, Schmitt FC, Buentjen L, Kopitzki K, Richardson-Klavehn A, Hinrichs H, Heinze HJ, Knight RT, Rugg MD
Pre-stimulus theta (4-8 Hz) power in the hippocampus and neocortex predicts whether a memory for a subsequent event will be formed. Anatomical studies reveal thalamus-hippocampal connectivity, and lesion, neuroimaging,...
May 22, 2016
Baldassari S, Licchetta L, Tinuper P, Bisulli F, Pippucci T
The mammalian or mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) signalling pathway has multiple roles in regulating physiology of the whole body and, particularly, the brain. Deregulation of mTOR signalling has been associated...
May 21, 2016
Shaaya EA, Grocott OR, Laing O, Thibert RL
Epilepsy is a common feature of Angelman syndrome (~80-90%), with the most common seizure types including myoclonic, atonic, atypical absence, focal, and generalized tonic-clonic. Seizure types are similar among the va...
May 21, 2016
Hamberger MJ, Miozzo M, Schevon CA, Morrison C, Carlson C, Mehta AD, Klein GE, McKhann GM, Williams AC
To preserve postoperative language, electrical stimulation mapping is often conducted prior to surgery involving the language-dominant hemisphere. Object naming is the task most widely used to identify language cortex,...
May 20, 2016
Kellinghaus C, Lang N, Rossetti AO, Rüegg S, Tilz C, Trinka E, Unterberger I, Uzelac Z, Rosenow F
BACKGROUND: Evidence regarding the different treatment options of status epilepticus (SE) in adults is scarce. Large randomized trials cover only one treatment at early stage and suggest the superiority of benzodiazepi...
May 19, 2016
Studer F, Serduc R, Pouyatos B, Chabrol T, Bräuer-Krisch E, Donzelli M, Nemoz C, Laissue JA, Estève F, Depaulis A
Epilepsy is one of the most important neurological diseases. It concerns about 1% of the population worldwide. Despite the discovery of new molecules, one third of epileptic patients are resistant to anti-epileptic dru...

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