Disease modification in partial epilepsy.

  title={Disease modification in partial epilepsy.},
  author={Matthew C. Walker and Henry S White and Josemir W. Sander},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={125 Pt 9},
With the growth in antiepileptic drug treatment, the question arises as to what extent we are merely treating the symptom (i.e. the seizures) rather than the underlying disease process (i.e. epileptogenesis). Epileptogenicity can be considered as the process whereby structural and functional changes occur following an insult that in some cases result in epilepsy. Epileptogenicity also describes some of the changes and processes that contribute to the progression observed in some epilepsies… CONTINUE READING


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