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Aug 24, 2016
Grimonprez A, Raedt R, De Taeye L, Larsen LE, Delbeke J, Boon P, Vonck K
Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a treatment for refractory epilepsy and depression. Previous studies using invasive recording electrodes showed that VNS induces laryngeal motor-evoked potentials (LMEPs) through the co...
Aug 23, 2016
Esquenazi Y, Kalamangalam GP, Hope OA, Krish SN, Slater J, Tandon N
OBJECTIVE: The surgical management of epilepsy following penetrating gunshot wounds (GSWs) to the head has not been described in the modern; era. Given the extensive damage to the cranium and cortex from such; injuries...
Aug 23, 2016
Won SY, Bruder MG, Mersmann J, Seifert V, Senft C
BACKGROUND: Due to demographic changes, the number of patients with traumatic brain injury carrying a cardiac resynchronization therapy device is increasing. One of the common complications of subdural hematoma (SDH) i...
Aug 22, 2016
Holmes GL
Epilepsy is a complex disorder, which involves much more than seizures, encompassing a range of associated comorbid health conditions that can have significant health and quality-of-life implications. Of these comorbid...
Aug 21, 2016
Roach ES
Tuberous sclerosis complex is a dominantly inherited disorder that variably affects the brain, skin, kidneys, heart, and other organs. Its neurological manifestations include epilepsy, autism, cognitive and behavioral ...
Aug 20, 2016
Piret SE, Gorvin CM, Trinh A, Taylor J, Lise S, Taylor JC, Ebeling PR, Thakker RV
The aim of this study was to identify the causative mutation in a family with an unusual presentation of autosomal dominant osteopetrosis (OPT), proximal renal tubular acidosis (RTA), renal stones, epilepsy, and blindn...
Aug 19, 2016
Li Y, Vanni-Mercier G, Isnard J, Mauguière F, Dreher JC
The orbitofrontal cortex is known to carry information regarding expected reward, risk and experienced outcome. Yet, due to inherent limitations in lesion and neuroimaging methods, the neural dynamics of these computat...
Aug 19, 2016
Kwan P, Brodie MJ, Laurenza A, FitzGibbon H, Gidal BE
AIM: To further explore the impact of concomitant antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) on the efficacy and tolerability of adjunctive perampanel for focal epilepsy. METHODS: Data were pooled from three phase III trials o...
Aug 19, 2016
Caligiuri ME, Labate A, Cherubini A, Mumoli L, Ferlazzo E, Aguglia U, Quattrone A, Gambardella A
OBJECTIVE: Corpus callosum (CC) abnormalities are frequently reported in patients with refractory mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (rMTLE). However, whether CC structural alterations are related to the epileptic syndrome ...
Aug 18, 2016
Hocker S, Nagarajan E, Rabinstein AA, Hanson D, Britton JW
Importance: Prolonged seizures in super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE) have been shown to cause neuronal death and reorganization, and visual inspection in individual case studies has demonstrated progressive cor...

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