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Language representation in children with medically intractable epilepsy

Darren S. Kadis

Language representation in children with medically intractable epilepsy

findings from extraoperative stimulation mapping, intracarotid sodium-amobarbital procedure, and functional magnetic resonance imaging.

by Darren S. Kadis

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Language representation was investigated in 25 children and adolescents with medically intractable epilepsy using intracarotid sodium amobarbital procedure (IAP), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and extraoperative stimulation mapping (ESM), prior to surgical intervention. Findings across all procedures indicated elevated atypical (right or bilateral) language representation in this population. ESM identified left-hemisphere language sites outside classical language areas, suggesting ipsilateral reorganization. Possible relationships between language representation and several demographic and seizure-related variables were explored. ESM, IAP, and fMRI yielded largely consistent findings, although the measures were not simply redundant; each technique provides distinct data and unique opportunities for language study. It was concluded that the multiple language mapping procedures worked best together---data provided by one measure could benefit later investigations.

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Focal cortical dysplasia and intractable epilepsy in adults: clinical, EEG, imaging, and surgical features. Epilepsy Res ; 55() Iwasaki M, Nair D, Matsumoto R, Bingaman W, Lüders H. Giant cortical evoked potentials to director cortical stimulation in the vicinity of ictal-onset zone in patients with intractable focal epilepsy. We retrospectively studied children with medically refractory epilepsy referred for possible epilepsy surgery between January and December at the Dianalund Epilepsy Center. All patients were enrolled in the evaluation program based on one week of video telemetry, imaging studies, neuropsychological examination, and examination by.

  Incidence of epilepsy in childhood and adolescence: A population-based study in Nova Scotia from to Predictors of multiple seizures in a cohort of children prospectively followed from the time of their first unprovoked seizure. Ann Neurol. ;   Abstract. Children with epilepsy have a range of cognitive ability, from profound global impairment to superior skills. Nevertheless, cognitive and behavioral difficulties have a higher base rate in children with epilepsy than in healthy children, and in some children, cognitive difficulties may predate first seizure (Fastenau et al., ).Cited by: 2.

Children with complex partial epilepsy have more reading difficulties than children with idiopathic generalized epilepsy although both exhibit poor reading performances [1, 23]. Furthermore, children with left temporal discharges show lower reading levels than children with right temporal lobe epilepsy [24, 25]. Surgery of epilepsy is highly effective to stop seizures in well-selected individuals, and seizure freedom is the most desirable result of epilepsy treatment due to the positive improvements in psychosocial function and the elimination of excess mortality associated with intractable epilepsy.


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Language representation in children with medically intractable epilepsy by Darren S. Kadis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Duchowny has authored more than articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, 50 book chapters and six books and monographs. al (). Atypical language representation in children with intractable temporal lobe epilepsy.

Sanchez A., Duchowny, M. Medically intractable epilepsy in Sturge- Weber syndrome is associated with. We investigated language representation in nine children (six male, three female; years of age) who underwent surgical treatment of medically intractable epilepsy of the left hemisphere.

Language development was examined in 24 children (mean age 11 years; range years) with AED intractable epilepsy before and 6, 12, and 24 months after anterior temporal lobectomy, in a.

Nonetheless, parents of children with intractable epilepsy increasingly turn to the herb. This article shares the stories of twenty-five such parents, giving voice to their discoveries about the plant's pediatric potential, their concerns about using it, the barriers they have faced in determining an effective regimen, and the ways they have Cited by: 4.

The presurgical evaluation of patients with medically refractory seizures is critical in the preparation of the patient for epilepsy surgery.

The main objectives of this presurgical evaluation are to identify the origin of the seizure and to evaluate the feasibility of performing surgery safely with minimal risk of producing adverse neurologic or neuropsychological consequences.

1 Presurgical. Epilepsy: Global Scenario. At the global level, it is estimated that nearly 70 million people suffer from epilepsy and the prevalence of epilepsy across the globe is estimated to be per 1, population.[1,10] As per the GBD analysis forepilepsy accounted Language representation in children with medically intractable epilepsy book % of the global burden or more than 17 million DALYs and nearly 90% of these were reported from low and middle-income.

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Find This Book in Your Library Article Information Contributor Notes. Correspondence Intrahemispheric reorganization of language in children with medically intractable epilepsy of the left hemisphere. Scott K, Smith ML: Factors associated with atypical speech representation in children with intractable : Carrie R.

Muh, Carrie R. Muh, Naomi D. Chou, Shervin Rahimpour, Jordan M. Komisarow, Tracy G. Spears. Ojemann GA: Surgical therapy for medically intractable epilepsy in children.

West J MedDodrill CB, Wilkus RJ, Ojemann GA, Ward AA Jr., Wyler AR, VanBelle G, and Tamas L: Multidisciplinary prediction of seizure relief from cortical resection surgery. Ann NeurolAccording to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy affects three million people in the U.S. and 50 million tic seizures may be tied to a brain injury or genetics, but for 70 percent of epilepsy patients, the cause is unknown.

The Epilepsy Therapy Project notes that 10 percent of people will have seizures in their lifetime. Epilepsy affects more thanchildren under the age. Duchowny has made important contributions to the understanding of the role of surgery in the treatment of children with medically refractory epilepsy.

Through his scholarly activity and published findings, he has demonstrated that epilepsy surgery is a safe and effective treatment option for properly selected children. Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) is one of the most common and intractable forms of seizure disorders, and HHV-6 has been implicated as a possible cause in both children and adults.

Patients with MTLE may be more likely to have a history of FS as infants, a frequent complication of primary HHV-6 infection (Fotheringham et al., b).

The purpose of this study was to assess the usefulness of a spatiotemporal source analysis of MEG data for determining language laterality in patients with medically refractory epilepsy. From a practical perspective, we sought semiautomated procedures without the need for subjective interactions such as manually identifying MEG sources, sensors Cited by: Antiepileptic effect of high-frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (corpus luysi) in a case of medically intractable epilepsy caused by focal dysplasia: a 30 month follow-up – technical case report.

Neurosurgery ; – Get this from a library. Epilepsy surgery and intrinsic brain tumor surgery: a practical atlas. [Konstantinos Fountas; Eftychia Z Kapsalaki;] -- This book provides a comprehensive and practical guide for the safe and efficient management of patients with intrinsic brain tumors and medically intractable epilepsy.

It presents in an easily. Awad IA, Rosenfeld J, Ahl J, Hahn JF, Lüders H. Intractable epilepsy and structural lesions of the brain: mapping, resection strategies, and seizure outcome. Epilepsia. Mar-Apr. 32(2) Wyllie E, Luders H, Morris HH 3rd, et al. Subdural electrodes in the evaluation for epilepsy surgery in children and adults.

Relatively little is known about language cortex representation in patients with developmental pathology and epilepsy. We report the results of mapping language by electrical stimulation of chronically implanted subdural electrodes in 34 patients (mean age, years) evaluated for epilepsy surgery, 28 of whom had magnetic resonance imaging or histological evidence of developmental tumors or.

Darren S. Kadis has written: 'Language representation in children with medically intractable epilepsy' Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights, Science Fiction Does Darren shan have any children. et al. Intrahemispheric reorganization of language in children with medically intractable epilepsy of the left hemisphere.

J Int Neuropsychol Soc ; 13 (03) ; 54 Wilke M, Pieper T, Lindner K., et al. Clinical functional MRI of the language domain in children with epilepsy. Hum Brain Mapp ; 32 Cited by: 1. The Role of Executive Functioning in Quality of Life in Pediatric Intractable Epilepsy ; The Efficacy of an Educational Program for Parents of Children with Epilepsy (FAMOSES) The Co-Occurrence of Epilepsy and Autism: A Systematic Review ; Social Media in Epilepsy: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Determination of hemispheric language dominance is critical for planning epilepsy surgery. We assess the usefulness of spatiotemporal source analysis of magnetoencephalography for determining language laterality. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-five patients with epilepsy were studied.

The patients performed a semantic word-processing task during Cited by: The surgical treatment of medically intractable epilepsy is effective in controlling seizures.1, 2 Language mapping is a critical part of the pre-surgical evaluation of patients to determine hemispheric dominance and identify areas involved in language.

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