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Epileptic Disorders

Epileptic Disorders is the leading forum where all experts and medical studentswho wish to improve their understanding of epilepsy and related disorders can share practical experiences surrounding diagnosis and care, natural history, and management of seizures.
Epileptic Disorders is the official E-journal of the International League Against Epilepsy for educational communication. As the journal celebrates its 20th anniversary, it will now be available only as an online version. Its mission is to create educational links between epileptologists and other health professionals in clinical practice and scientists or physicians in research-based institutions. This change is accompanied by an increase in the number of issues per year, from 4 to 6, to ensure regular diffusion of recently published material (high quality Review and Seminar in Epileptology papers; Original Research articles or Case reports of educational value; MultiMedia Teaching Material), to serve the global medical community that cares for those affected by epilepsy.

 

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Original article

Awake craniotomy for epilepsy surgery on eloquent speech areas: a single-centre experience
George H. Korkar, Jean Isnard, Alexandra Montavont, Hélène Catenoix, Sylvain Rheims, Marc Guénot
Online since 01/05/2021

Efficacy of the ketogenic diet on ACTH- or corticosteroid-resistant infantile spasm: a multicentre prospective control study
Jie Zhang, Guohong Chen, Juan Wang, Yuwu Jiang, Zhixian Yang, Kaili Xu, Jing Peng, Shuizhen Zhou, Li Jiang, Baomin Li, Dongqing Zhang, Zhisheng Liu, Lijuan Huang, Chunhong Chen, Fang Fang, Yanhui Chen, Yi Wu, Jianmin Zhong, Jian Zha, Fei Yin, Lifei Yu, Ye Wu
Online since 28/03/2021

Unmasking the entity of ‘drug-resistant’ perioral myoclonia with absences: the twitches, darts and domes!
Pavan Kumar Rudrabhatla, Sunesh ER, Ashalatha Radhakrishnan, Ramshekhar N. Menon
Online since 15/04/2021

Vitamin D deficiency in a Portuguese epilepsy cohort: who is at risk and how to treat
Inês Antunes Cunha, Ana MR. Saraiva, Pedro Lopes, Joana Jesus-Ribeiro, Cátia Duarte, Fátima Leitão, Francisco Sales, Isabel Santana, Conceição Bento
Online since 21/04/2021

A characteristic occipital epileptiform EEG pattern in ADCK3-related mitochondrial disease
Vibeke Arntsen, Trond Sand, Omar Hikmat, Christian Samsonsen, Laurence A. Bindoff, Eylert Brodtkorb
Online since 22/04/2021

Cognitive and behavioural development in children presenting with complex febrile seizures: at onset and school age
Emilie Sheppard, Eve Lalancette, Fanny Thébault-Dagher, Marc-Philippe Lafontaine, Inga Sophia Knoth, Jocelyn Gravel, Sarah Lippé
Online since 06/04/2021

Effects of a stable concentration of propofol on interictal high-frequency oscillations in drug-resistant epilepsy
Taku Inada, Katsuya Kobayashi, Takayuki Kikuchi, Masao Matsuhashi, Riki Matsumoto, Yuki Takahashi, Takuro Nakae, Sumiya Shibata, Yukihiro Yamao, Masako Daifu, Jumpei Togawa, Kazumichi Yoshida, Takeharu Kunieda, Katsuhiro Kobayashi, Akio Ikeda, Susumu Miyamoto
Online since 16/04/2021

Epilepsy, interictal EEG abnormalities and hippocampal atrophy in patients with calcified neurocysticercosis: a population study in an endemic milieu
Oscar H. Del Brutto, Robertino M. Mera, Shasha Wu, Bettsy Y. Recalde, Naoum P. Issa
Online since 01/05/2021

Depression in patients with epilepsy during the COVID-19 pandemic based on longitudinal self-reporting
Lingqi Sun, Qianning Mo, Hongbin Sun, Yulong Niu, Yang Si
Online since 13/04/2021

The future is now: pediatric neuropsychological presurgical epilepsy evaluation in the age of COVID-19
Nancy L. Nussbaum, Stephanie R. Young, Rosario C. DeLeon, Morgan L. Engelmann, William A. Schraegle
Online since 01/05/2021

Epilepsy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown: a US population survey
Charles Casassa, Robert Moss, Daniel M. Goldenholz
Online since 28/03/2021

Surgical treatment of children with drug-resistant epilepsy involving the Rolandic area
Shuang Wang, Hongwei Zhang, Chang Liu, Qingzhu Liu, Taoyun Ji, Wen Wang, Guojing Yu, Lixin Cai, Xiaoyan Liu
Online since 04/05/2021

Characteristics of visual sensitivity in familial cortical myoclonic tremor and epilepsy
Xiaoli Wang, Bi Wang, Jinxiang Wang, Wenjuan Zhang, Jiang Zhu, Yujia Cao, Yonghong Liu
Online since 04/05/2021

Clinical commentary

Temporal-parietal-occipital epilepsy in GEFS+ associated with SCN1A mutation
Antonella Riva, Antonietta Coppola, Ganna Balagura, Marcello Scala, Michele Iacomino, Francesca Marchese, Elisabetta Amadori, Simona Lattanzi, Roberta Meo, Salvatore Striano, Vincenzo Salpietro, Federico Zara, Carlo Minetti, Pasquale Striano, Leonilda Bilo
Online since 15/04/2021

Successful treatment of epilepsia partialis continua with perampanel: two pediatric cases
Ali Mir, Montaha Almudhry, Fouad Al-Ghamdi, Shahid Bashir
Online since 15/04/2021

Epilepsy phenotypes associated with MAP1B-related brain malformations
Ravindra Arya, Christine Spaeth, Wenying Zhang
Online since 28/03/2021

Pharmacokinetic data on brivaracetam, lacosamide and perampanel during pregnancy and lactation
Cecilie Johannessen Landmark, Lene Rektorli, Margrete Larsen Burns, Eline Revdal, Svein I. Johannessen, Eylert Brodtkorb
Online since 04/05/2021

Rage and aggressive behaviour in frontal lobe epilepsy: description of a case and review of the mechanisms of aggressive behaviour in epilepsy and dementia
Roberta Di Giacomo, Giuseppe Didato, Vincenzo Belcastro, Francesco Deleo, Chiara Pastori, Dario Arnaldi, Giuseppa Jolanda Rosa, Flavio Villani
Online since 01/05/2021

Chapeau de gendarme in a toddler points to focal epilepsy originating from the subcentral gyrus
Christina T. Rüsch, Bigna K. Bölsterli, Carlotta Carosio, Georgia Ramantani
Online since 01/05/2021

Mild malformation of cortical development with oligodendroglial hyperplasia and epilepsy (MOGHE): a widespread disease with an apparently focal epilepsy
Raghavendra Seetharam, Javeria Nooraine, Radhika Mhatre, Jaychandran Ramachandran, Rajesh B. Iyer, Anita Mahadevan
Online since 04/05/2021

Cryptogenic new-onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE) following blood transfusion in a patient with severe anemia
Connie K. Wu, Collin J. Culbertson, Erica L. Von Stein, Sandeep Walia, Prashanth Krishnamohan, Zachary D. Threlkeld
Online since 22/04/2021

Review article

Evaluation of EEG training curricula for non-specialist clinicians: a systematic qualitative review
Veena Kander, Joanne Hardman, Jo M. Wilmshurst
Online since 23/04/2021

A review of pharmacokinetic drug interactions between antimicrobial and antiseizure medications in children
Gaetano Zaccara, Simona Lattanzi
Online since 06/04/2021

The precuneal cortex: anatomy and seizure semiology
Ruba R. Al-Ramadhani, Veeresh Kumar N. Shivamurthy, Kathryn Elkins, Satyanarayana Gedela, Nigel P. Pedersen, Ammar Kheder
Online since 28/03/2021

Multimedia teaching material

Generalized periodic discharges with triphasic morphology: to treat or not to treat?
Fábio A. Nascimento, Patrick M. Chen, Joseph Cohen, Brandon M. Westover
Online since 01/05/2021

Use of fitness trackers to identify and document epileptic seizures
Sándor Beniczky, Guido Rubboli
Online since 01/05/2021