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Extended, One‐stage Callosal Section for Treatment of Refractory Secondarily Generalized Epilepsy in Patients with Lennox–Gastaut and Lennox‐like Syndromes
Summary: Purpose: We report on the efficacy and safety of extended one‐stage callosal section performed in a large and homogeneous series of patients.
Centro-median stimulation yields additional seizure frequency and attention improvement in patients previously submitted to callosotomy
RATIONALE Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been increasingly used in the treatment of refractory epilepsy over the last decade. We report on the outcome after thalamic centro-median (CM) DBS in… Expand
Outcome after hemispherectomy in hemiplegic adult patients with refractory epilepsy associated with early middle cerebral artery infarcts
Purpose: To study the outcome after hemispherectomy (HP) in a homogeneous adult patient population with refractory hemispheric epilepsy.
Outcome after corticoamygdalohippocampectomy in patients with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy and mesial temporal sclerosis without preoperative ictal recording
Purpose: We report on the surgical outcome obtained in patients with refractory temporal lobe epilepsy with mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) who were evaluated preoperatively without ictal recording… Expand
Depression in women living with HIV: clinical and psychosocial correlates
The number of Brazilian women living with HIV has increased significantly in past years, rendering studies of their particular care demands including psychiatric issues. This study measures the… Expand
Outcome after extended callosal section in patients with primary idiopathic generalized epilepsy
Purpose: We report the outcome of patients with refractory idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) who were submitted to extended one‐stage callosal section.
Intraoperative neurophysiological responses in epileptic patients submitted to hippocampal and thalamic deep brain stimulation
PURPOSE Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been used in an increasing frequency for treatment of refractory epilepsy. Acute deep brain macrostimulation intraoperative findings were sparsely published… Expand
Outcome after cortico-amygdalo-hippocampectomy in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy and normal MRI
RATIONALE We describe seizure and neuropsychological outcome obtained after CAH in patients with TLE and normal MRI evaluated in the modern imaging era. METHODS Forty-five adult consecutive… Expand
Outcome after cortico-amygdalo-hippocampectomy in patients with severe bilateral mesial temporal sclerosis submitted to invasive recording
INTRODUCTION Although some degree of bilateral hippocampal involvement might be frequent in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy, severe bilateral mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) is very rare. We… Expand
Vagus nerve stimulation might have a unique effect in reflex eating seizures
We studied the effects of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) on eating seizures, which theoretically would be triggered by neural activity and signaling from organs innervated by the vagus nerve. Three… Expand