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Jun 28, 2016
Zhang Y, Seeburg DP, Pulli B, Wojtkiewicz GR, Bure L, Atkinson W, Schob S, Iwamoto Y, Ali M, Zhang W, Rodriguez E, Milewski A, Keliher EJ, Wang C, Pan Y, Swirski FK, Chen JW
PURPOSE: To determine if myeloperoxidase (MPO) is involved in epileptogenesis and if molecular nuclear imaging can be used to noninvasively map inflammatory changes in epileptogenesis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Th...
Jun 28, 2016
Ali R
Cardiac rhythm abnormalities in the context of epilepsy are a well-known phenomenon. However, they are under-recognized and often missed. The pathophysiology of these events is unclear. Bradycardia and asystole are pre...
Jun 28, 2016
Dhediya RM, Joshi SS, Gajbhiye SV, Jalgaonkar SV, Biswas M
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is the third most common cause of neurological disability worldwide. Despite the introduction of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in the past 20years, the seizures of around 30% of patients with epilepsy...
Jun 28, 2016
Dinkelacker V
INTRODUCTION: Drug-resistant epilepsy is a debilitating condition that warrants new therapeutic options. The last two decades have seen a growing interest in the relationship between epilepsy and obstructive sleep apne...
Jun 23, 2016
Popkirov S, Grönheit W, Wellmer J
The prevalence and localizing value of ictal belching are yet unknown. We present the case of a patient with medically refractory focal epilepsy with simple and complex partial seizures, as well as generalized seizures...
Jun 22, 2016
Zerouali Y, Ghaziri J, Nguyen DK
The insula is a deep cortical structure sharing extensive synaptic connections with a variety of brain regions, including several frontal, temporal, and parietal structures. The identification of the insular connectivi...
Jun 21, 2016
Davoren JE, Claffey MM, Snow SL, Reese MR, Arora G, Butler CR, Boscoe BP, Chenard L, DeNinno SL, Drozda SE, Duplantier AJ, Moine L, Rogers BN, Rong S, Schuyten K, Wright AS, Zhang L, Serpa KA, Weber ML, Stolyar P, Whisman TL, Baker K, Tse K, Clark AJ, Rong H, Mather RJ, Lowe JA
Facilitating activation, or delaying inactivation, of the native Kv7 channel reduces neuronal excitability, which may be beneficial in controlling spontaneous electrical activity during epileptic seizures. In an effort...
Jun 18, 2016
Aalbers MW, Rijkers K, Klinkenberg S, Majoie M, Cornips EM
BACKGROUND: With the growing use of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) as a treatment for refractory epilepsy, there is a growing demand for complete removal or replacement of the VNS system. We evaluate the safety and effi...
Jun 18, 2016
Zang Z, Li S, Zhang W, Chen X, Zheng D, Shu H, Guo W, Zhao B, Shen K, Wei Y, Zheng X, Liu S, Yang H
Focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) is known as a common cause of chronic refractory epilepsy, but the underlying mechanisms of the factors that lead to FCD-related epilepsy are unclear. Previous studies have shown that can...
Jun 18, 2016
Xiao F, An D, Chen S, Ren J, Zhou D
The aim of this study is to identify clinical or electroencephalographic (EEG) features associated with refractoriness to the initial antiepileptic drug in typical benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes. ...

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