Epilepsy Currents, January/February, 2014, Vol. 14, Num. 1

Epilepsy Currents, January/February, 2014, Vol. 14, Num. 1

Table of Contents


Current Literature in Clinical Science

It’s All About Who You Know: The Importance of Connections in Understanding Epilepsy and Associated Cognitive Dysfunction (PDF)
Bernard S. Chang, MD

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Across the Menstrual Cycle: What Do Hormones Have To Do With It? (PDF)
Cynthia L. Harden, MD

Prediction and Prevention of Verbal Memory Decline After Temporal Lobectomy (PDF)
Lara E. Jehi, MD

Stiripentol for Dravet Syndrome: Is It Worth It? (PDF)
Eric Kossoff, MD

Do We Need Seizure Prophylaxis for Brain Tumor Surgery? (PDF)
Mohamad Koubeissi, MD

Confirmed! Durable Benefits of Epilepsy Surgery (PDF)
John W. Miller, MD, PhD

The Developing Brain Is More Likely to Seize After a Stroke (PDF)
Alison M. Pack, MD, MPH

Understanding the Sources of Excess Mortality in Epilepsy (PDF)
David Spencer, MD


Current Literature in Basic Science

The More, the Better: Modeling Dravet Syndrome With Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neurons (PDF)
Jennifer Kearney, PhD

StEPing “EP2” to Prevent Status Epilepticus–Induced Mortality and Inflammation (PDF)
Pallavi Bhuyan, MS, and Manisha Patel, PhD

Bret N. Smith, PhD
mTOR Strikes Again: mTORC1 Activation Causes Epilepsy Independent of Overt Pathological Changes (PDF)
Michael Wong, MD, PhD


2013 Annual Course Supplement

15-Year-Old Patient With Encephalopathy and Seizures After Vaccination (PDF)
Derek Chong, MD, MSc

Inflammatory Processes, Febrile Seizures, and Subsequent Epileptogenesis (PDF)
ManKin Choy, PhD, Céline M. Dubé, PhD, Markus Ehrengruber, PhD, and Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD

Neurocysticercosis and Epilepsy (PDF)
Jorge G. Burneo, MD, and Jose E. Cavazos, MD, PhD

Parasitic Diseases that Cause Seizures (PDF)
Theodore E. Nash, MD

Epilepsy and Inflammation in the Brain: Overview and Pathophysiology (PDF)
Annamaria Vezzani, PhD

Epilepsy and Viral Infections (PDF)
William H. Theodore, MD

Status Epilepticus in the Setting of Acute Encephalitis (PDF)
Daniel H. Lowenstein, MD, Matthew Walker, MD, Elizabeth Waterhouse, MD

Timing of Surgery in Rasmussen Syndrome: Is Patience a Virtue? (PDF)
Adam L. Hartman, MD, and J. Helen Cross, MD, PhD