epilepsy

Genetic determinants of common epilepsies: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies.

Genetic determinants of common epilepsies: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Lancet Neurol. 2014;13(9):893-903. DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(14)70171-1. PubMed PMID: 25087078.

Genetic analysis of PHOX2B in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy cases.

Bagnall RD, Crompton DE, Cutmore C, Regan BM, Berkovic SF, Scheffer IE, et al. Genetic analysis of PHOX2B in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy cases. Neurology. 2014;83(11):1018-21. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000781. PubMed PMID: 25085640.

Normotopic cortex is the major contributor to epilepsy in experimental double cortex.

Petit LF, Jalabert M, Buhler E, Malvache A, Peret A, Chauvin Y, et al. Normotopic cortex is the major contributor to epilepsy in experimental double cortex. Ann Neurol. 2014;76(3):428-42. DOI: 10.1002/ana.24237. PubMed PMID: 25074818.

Safety and retention rate of rufinamide in 300 patients: a single pediatric epilepsy center experience.

Thome-Souza S, Kadish NE, Ramgopal S, Fernández IS, Bergin AM, Bolton J, et al.. Safety and retention rate of rufinamide in 300 patients: a single pediatric epilepsy center experience. Epilepsia. 2014;55(8):1235-44. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12689. PubMed PMID: 25070475.

Improved mapping of interictal epileptiform discharges with EEG-fMRI and voxel-wise functional connectivity analysis.

Liu JV, Kobylarz EJ, Darcey TM, Lu Z, Wu Y-C, Meng M, et al. Improved mapping of interictal epileptiform discharges with EEG-fMRI and voxel-wise functional connectivity analysis. Epilepsia. 2014;55(9):1380-8. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12733. PubMed PMID: 25060924.

The variable phenotypes of KCNQ-related epilepsy.

Allen NM, Mannion M, Conroy J, Lynch SA, Shahwan A, Lynch B, et al. The variable phenotypes of KCNQ-related epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2014;55(9):e99-105. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12715. PubMed PMID: 25052858.

Self-harm in people with epilepsy: a retrospective cohort study.

Meyer N, Voysey M, Holmes J, Casey D, Hawton K. Self-harm in people with epilepsy: a retrospective cohort study. Epilepsia. 2014;55(9):1355-65. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12723. PubMed PMID: 25052948.

Contralateral dissociation between neural activity and cerebral blood volume during recurrent acute focal neocortical seizures.

Harris S, Boorman L, Bruyns-Haylett M, Kennerley A, Ma H, Zhao M, et al. Contralateral dissociation between neural activity and cerebral blood volume during recurrent acute focal neocortical seizures. Epilepsia. 2014;55(9):1423-30. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12726. PubMed PMID: 25053117.

Cerebral glucose hypometabolism is associated with mitochondrial dysfunction in patients with intractable epilepsy and cortical dysplasia.

Tenney JR, Rozhkov L, Horn P, Miles L, Miles MV. Cerebral glucose hypometabolism is associated with mitochondrial dysfunction in patients with intractable epilepsy and cortical dysplasia. Epilepsia. 2014;55(9):1415-22. DOI: 10.1111/epi.12731. PubMed PMID: 25053176.

International Issues: microfinance in neurologic disorders: a promising role.

Wong JC, Mateen FJ. International Issues: microfinance in neurologic disorders: a promising role. Neurology. 2014;83(4):377-9. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000620. PubMed PMID: 25049305.