Highights in the History of Epilepsy: The Last 200 Years

  title={Highights in the History of Epilepsy: The Last 200 Years},
  author={Emmanouil Magiorkinis and Aristidis Diamantis and Kalliopi Sidiropoulou and Christos P. Panteliadis},
  booktitle={Epilepsy research and treatment},
The purpose of this study was to present the evolution of views on epilepsy as a disease and symptom during the 19th and the 20th century. A thorough study of texts, medical books, and reports along with a review of the available literature in PubMed was undertaken. The 19th century is marked by the works of the French medical school and of John Hughlings Jackson who set the research on epilepsy on a solid scientific basis. During the 20th century, the invention of EEG, the advance in… CONTINUE READING
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