Malin Maeder

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The study combined prospective neuropsychological and EEG results of 22 children presenting with typical benign partial epilepsy with rolandic spikes (n=19) and occipital spikes (n=3). The aims were to assess the types of cognitive problems which may be encountered in this population, to evaluate the course of cognitive and learning capacities during the(More)
OBJECTIVE To record the possible effect of acute deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the globus pallidus internus (GPI) on the neuronal activity of the ventralis oralis anterior (VOA) nucleus of the thalamus. METHODS Under general propofol anaesthesia, extracelullar single unit recordings were performed in VOA of a post-anoxic dystonic patient previously(More)
Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is characterized by interictal epileptiform discharges (IEDs) occurring during sleep. The aim of this study was to determine whether sleep influences not only the frequency of seizures and IEDs, but also the time-dependent evolution that may support the hypothesis of homeostatic influences on epileptic threshold. Video(More)
There is little data concerning the prevalence of smoking in the population of people with epilepsy. The present study addresses this aspect in a sample of 429 unselected adults with epilepsy living in French-speaking Switzerland. The criterion of at least one cigarette per day for the past 6 months was used to define the status of "current" smoker. The(More)
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