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Early and late seizures after cryptogenic ischemic stroke in young adults
Objectives: To assess the incidence and predictive factors of early and late seizures after ischemic stroke in young adults. Methods: A total of 581 patients (aged 18 to 55 years) with recentExpand
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FDG-PET improves surgical outcome in negative MRI Taylor-type focal cortical dysplasias
Objective: To determine the diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value of 18FDG-PET in a recent series of patients operated for intractable partial epilepsy associated with histologically provenExpand
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My belief or yours? Differential theory of mind deficits in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Theory of mind reasoning-the ability to understand someone else's mental states, such as beliefs, intentions and desires-is crucial in social interaction. It has been suggested that a theory of mindExpand
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Gamma Knife Surgery for Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Summary: Purpose: Gamma knife radiosurgery (GK) allows precise and complete destruction of chosen target structures containing healthy and/or pathologic cells, without significant concomitant or lateExpand
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Radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy.
The role of Gamma Knife surgery in the field of functional surgery recently has evolved dramatically. For treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, Gamma Knife surgery is the least invasive procedure, withExpand
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The underlying pathophysiology of ictal dystonia in temporal lobe epilepsy
Background: Unilateral dystonic posturing of limbs occurs frequently in medial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) but its underlying anatomic basis is still unknown. Objective: To investigate theExpand
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Metabolic changes and electro-clinical patterns in mesio-temporal lobe epilepsy: a correlative study.
Interictal hypometabolism is commonly found in mesio-temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE), but its pathophysiology remains incompletely understood. We hypothesized that metabolic changes reflect theExpand
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Intralesional recordings and epileptogenic zone in focal polymicrogyria
Purpose: Polymicrogyria (PMG) is recognized as an epileptogenic lesion but few data concerning organization of the epileptogenic zone (EZ) are available.
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Involvement of the basal ganglia in refractory epilepsy: an 18F-fluoro-L-DOPA PET study using 2 methods of analysis.
UNLABELLED Studies in animal models and epileptic patients have led to the suggestion that the basal ganglia (BG) are involved in seizures. PET with 6-18F-L-3,4-fluorodihydroxyphenylalanineExpand
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Is the underlying cause of epilepsy a major prognostic factor for recurrence?
Background: We investigated the prognostic value of the type of epilepsies and epileptic syndromes for seizure recurrence. In patients with partial epilepsy, we focused on the prognostic value of anyExpand
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