Extracerebral detection of seizures: a new era in epileptology?

@article{Osorio2011ExtracerebralDO,
  title={Extracerebral detection of seizures: a new era in epileptology?},
  author={Ivan Osorio and Steven Schachter},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 Suppl 1},
  pages={S82-7}
}
The medical and psycho-socio-economic burden imposed on patients, caregivers, and health systems by pharmacoresistant epilepsies is enormous. Intracranial devices for automated detection, warning, and delivery of therapy, the presently preferred "line of attack" for an abundance of weighty reasons, would be insufficient to adequately address said burden on a global scale. Reliance on signals that, although extracerebral, are under cortical modulation or control and are altered by seizures, such… CONTINUE READING

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