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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Children with epilepsy: are they the same on both sides of the Atlantic, and do the same treatments work? Volume 9, numéro 4, December 2007

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Auteur(s) : Alexis Arzimanoglou, James W Wheless It is often said, but rarely written, that diagnostic and treatment attitudes differ between European and US epileptologists. A variety of reasons are put forward when one tries to defend such a position: the great contribution of European epileptology to the description of the electro-clinical semiology of seizures and the definition of epilepsy syndromes; the great contribution of US colleagues to fundamental research into the underlying mechanisms of [...]