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Aug 1, 2015
Gonzalez-Martinez J, Mullin J, Bulacio J, Gupta A, Enatsu R, Najm I, Bingaman W, Wyllie E, Lachhwani D
BACKGROUND: Although stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) has been shown to be a valuable tool for preoperative decision making in focal epilepsy, there are few reports addressing the utility and safety of SEEG methodol...
Jul 30, 2015
Tselios K, Sarantopoulos A, Gkougkourelas I, Papagianni A, Boura P
BACKGROUND: Cyclophosphamide efficacy in lupus nephritis (LN) and neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE) is probably mediated by a non-specific ablation of reactive lymphocytes. However, little is known ...
Jul 30, 2015
Walrave L, Maes K, Coppens J, Bentea E, Van Eeckhaut A, Massie A, Van Liefferinge J, Smolders I
The six hertz (6Hz) refractory seizure model is considered an indispensable chain of the Anticonvulsant Screening Project. We here describe an adapted protocol using the intracerebroventricular (i.c.v.) delivery route,...
Jul 30, 2015
Attiah MA, Paulo DL, Danish SF, Stein SC, Mani R
PURPOSE: Anterior Temporal Lobectomy (ATL) is the gold standard surgical treatment for refractory temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), but it carries the risks associated with invasiveness, including cognitive and visual defi...
Jul 29, 2015
Fang Y, Wang X
Status epilepticus (SE) is an acute and severe illness of the central nervous system, and prolonged SE can lead to brain damage and even death. Ketamine is a noncompetitive antagonist of glutamatergic N-methyl-d-aspart...
Jul 29, 2015
Begley CE, Durgin TL
OBJECTIVE: To develop estimates of the direct cost of epilepsy in the United States for the general epilepsy population and sub-populations by systematically comparing similarities and differences in types of estimates...
Jul 25, 2015
Suresh S, Sweet J, Fastenau PS, Lüders H, Landazuri P, Miller J
OBJECT Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) in the absence of MRI abnormalities and memory deficits is often presumed to have an extramesial or even extratemporal source. In this paper the authors report the results of a compr...
Jul 24, 2015
Weiler DL
PURPOSE: To present a previously unreported case of angle closure secondary to the sulfonamide derivative zonisamide, to introduce eye care providers to zonisamide, and to review sulfonamide-induced angle closure. Zoni...
Jul 24, 2015
Ali R, Khan MA, Siddiqui N
Epilepsy is a serious brain condition characterized by recurring seizures. It affects millions of people across the globe. Much advancement in the past has improved the understanding of the underlying pathophysiology a...
Jul 23, 2015
Gaig C, Iranzo A, Tercero A, Herman ST, Santamaria J
PURPOSE: To report an unrecognized EEG pattern occurring in patients with coma with nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) treated with thiopental and characterized by a high amplitude generalized sharp wave that was ...

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