The Stereoelectroencephalography Methodology Applied to Epilepsies with a Visible Lesion
Resective epilepsy surgery relies on accurate preoperative localization of the epileptogenic zone (EZ), so presurgical evaluation is necessary to obtain the most accurate information from clinical, anatomic, and neurophysiologic aspects, with the ultimate goal of performing an individualized surgical treatment. The noninvasive methods of seizure localization are complementary and results must be interpreted in conjunction, in an attempt to compose localization hypotheses of the anatomic location of the EZ. Stereoelectroencephalography is an extraoperative invasive method that is applied in patients with medically refractory focal epilepsy in order to anatomically define the EZ and the related functional cortical areas.
Publication date: 15 September 2020Source: Life Sciences, Volume 257Author(s): Somayeh Vazifehkhah, Mohammad Khanizadeh Ali, Javad Fahanik Babae, Paria Hashemi, Moein Sadat Alireza, Farnaz Nikbakht
Publication date: October 2020Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 111Author(s): Najib Kissani, Meryem Moro, Safa Arib
In conclusion, sitting for prolonged periods of time without interruption is unfavorably associated with DBP and HDL cholesterol. Exercise Slows Inappropriate Growth of Blood Vessels in a Mouse Model of Macular Degeneration https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2020/07/exercise-slows-inappropriate-growth-of-blood-vessels-in-a-mouse-model-of-macular-degeneration/ Excessive growth of blood vessels beneath the retina is a proximate cause of blindness in conditions such as macular degeneration. Researchers here provide evidence for physical activity to be influential in the pace at which this process of tissue...
is a diagnostic discipline concerned with measuring electrical activity in the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system and muscle. Patients of all ages and severities of condition are referred by many different specialties in primary and secondary care. Three main categories of investigation are offered, each of which has basic and more advanced tests. Electroencephalography (EEG) is usually a recording of cortical activity. Its principal use is in managing epilepsy, particularly in classification; it has an increasing role in assessing disorders of consciousness and other brain disorders.
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2020Source: SeizureAuthor(s): Rohit Gupta, Divyani Garg, Nand Kumar, Mamta Bhushan Singh, Garima Shukla, Vinay Goyal, Ravindra Mohan Pandey, Achal Kumar Srivastava
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: SeizureAuthor(s): Ioannis Karakis, Matthew L Morton, Nicholas J Janocko, Olivia Groover, Diane L Teagarden, Hannah K Villarreal, David W Loring, Daniel L Drane
The vaginal mesh scandal betrayed the intimate trust that should exist between doctor and patient, whatever their sexWhatever comes next in the vaginal mesh scandal, let ’s hope that it spells the end of the “shut up and put up” medical culture when it comes to female healthcare.The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, led by Baroness Julia Cumberlege,spent two years looking into meshes. It also scrutinised Primodos hormonal pregnancy tests and theepilepsy treatmentsodium valproate– both thought to cause birth defects.Continue reading...
An epileptic seizure during the course of driving can result in a serious car accident. However, basic data on how epileptic seizures actually affect driving performance is significantly lacking. To understand the relationship, it is crucial to conduct not...
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Bruce Hermann, Lisa L. Conant, Cole J. Cook, Gyujoon Hwang, Camille Garcia-Ramos, Kevin Dabbs, Veena A. Nair, Jedidiah Mathis, Charlene N. Rivera Bonet, Linda Allen, Dace N. Almane, Karina Arkush, Rasmus Birn, Edgar A. DeYoe, Elizabeth Felton, Rama Maganti, Andrew Nencka, Manoj Raghavan, Umang Shah, Veronica N. Sosa
Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Margherita Carboni, Pia De Stefano, Bernd J. Vorderwülbecke, Sebastien Tourbier, Emeline Mullier, Maria Rubega, Shahan Momjian, Karl Schaller, Patric Hagmann, Margitta Seeck, Christoph M. Michel, Pieter van Mierlo, Serge Vulliemoz