Muhammed Madathil

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Recently, it has been shown that the subthalamic nucleus (STN) has anticonvulsant effects on epileptic seizures originating from the forebrain. The aim of the present study was to determine whether the anticonvulsant properties of the STN extend to the suppression of tonic seizures originating from the brainstem elicited by electroshock in rats. Three(More)
Local disinhibition of several interconnected regions in the brainstem of rats, including the dorsal midbrain, the mesencephalic locomotor region and the ventrolateral pontine reticular formation, has anticonvulsant properties in the maximal electroshock model of epilepsy. A recent anatomical study [Shehab, S., McGonigle, D., Hughes, D., Todd, A. &(More)
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