Patrícia O Guimarães

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We analyzed the frequency and morphological characteristics of the initial EEG manifestations of spontaneous seizures recorded from depth and subdural electrodes in 26 patients for whom pathological analysis of the area of seizure onset was available after resective surgery. Pathological features considered to be positive findings included well-defined(More)
The majority of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy show hippocampal sclerosis, which pathologically represents neuronal loss and gliosis. We studied volumetric neuronal density on a representative mid to mid-posterior level slice of hippocampi surgically removed from intractable temporal lobe epilepsy cases, and compared the results between 25 non-tumor(More)
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an important risk factor for thromboembolic events, and anticoagulation therapy can reduce this risk. Vitamin K antagonists (VKAs), such as warfarin, have been used for decades in patients with AF for stroke prevention. Currently, non-VKA oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are approved and available for non-valvular AF patients who are(More)
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