Günther Krämer

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Generic substitution is encouraged as a cost containment strategy for the management of health care resources. However, in epilepsy, the consequences of loss of symptom control are important, and antiepileptic drugs have narrow therapeutic indices. For this reason, generic substitution may be problematic, and certain health authorities have excluded(More)
PURPOSE Epilepsy is not only a neurological disorder but may also have negative psychosocial consequences on people with epilepsy (PWE) and their relatives. Epilepsy has a major impact on quality of life (QoL) in PWE and family members. However, less is known about the impact of family support and family functioning on quality of life for PWE and family(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to investigate whether dysplastic amygdalae show an impaired response as revealed by functional MRI (fMRI). METHODS A fearful face fMRI paradigm using video sequences, as we have recently applied, was used in 25 patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE): 24 had mesial TLE (14 right-, nine left-sided, one bilateral);(More)
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