Sleep before and after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery

  title={Sleep before and after temporal lobe epilepsy surgery},
  author={Anna Serafini and Callixte Kuate and Philippe G{\'e}lisse and Reana Velizarova and Gian Luigi Gigli and Philippe Coubes and Arielle Crespel},
PURPOSE Patients with epilepsy often complain of non-restorative sleep. This is the consequence of the acute effect of seizures and the chronic effect of epilepsy responsible for disrupting sleep architecture. Other factors such as antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), also play a role in the alteration of sleep organization. The aim of this study was to evaluate the specific effect of seizures and interictal epileptiform abnormalities (IEAs) on sleep, in particular to see whether reducing seizure… CONTINUE READING
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