Epilepsy Currents, March/April, 2013, Vol. 13, Num. 2

Table of Contents

From the Editors

Initial Subspecialty Certification in Epilepsy Application Deadline April 15
Gregory K. Bergey, Andres M. Kanner and William H. Theodore

Editorial Comment (Safety in the EMU: Reaching Consensus)
Andres M. Kanner, MD and Gregory Berkey, MD

Clinical Science - Current Review

Epilepsy Associated with Systemic Autoimmune Disorder
Orrin Devinsky, MD, Adam Schein, BA, and Souhel Najjar, MD

Clinical Science - Current Literature

Blurring the Lines Between Lesional and Nonlesional MRI
Gregory A. Worrell, MD, PhD

Cerebral Vasospasm After Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery: Clinically Important?
Robert R. Goodman, MD, PhD

Cognition and Quality of Life in Children with New-Onset Epilepsy
Rochelle Caplan, MD

Difficult-to-Localize Intractable Focal Epilepsy: An “In-Depth” Look
Mohamad Z. Koubeissi, MD

Is DTI Increasing the Connectivity Between the Magnet Suite and the Clinic?
Cynthia L. Harden, MD

Levetiracetam Treatment Does Not Result in Broken Bones
Alison Pack, MD

Pharmacoresistance and Cognitive Delays in Children: A Bidirectional Relationship
Lara Jehi, MD

Slim Evidence for Cannabinoids for Epilepsy
John W. Miller, MD, PhD

The Art of Switching Antiepileptic Medications: Keep Trying or Just Let It Be
Barbara Jobst, MD

Treatment of Catamenial Epilepsy Is Still Up in the Air
Jacqueline A. French, MD

Basic Science - Current Literature

Cognitive and Social Impairment in Mouse Models Mirrors Dravet Syndrome
Jennifer Kearney, PhD

Neuronal Firing in Human Epileptic Cortex: The Ins and Outs of Synchrony During Seizures
Florian Mormann, MD, PhD and John G. R. Jefferys, PhD

Shining Light on Epilepsy: Optical Approaches for Treating Seizures
Michael Wong, MD, PhD

“Maestro” Hub Neurons Orchestrate the Immature GABA Network Symphony
Bret Smith, PhD

IT'S CURRENT: Epilepsy Resources and Updates

Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders: Highlights of the 3rd International Symposium
Carl E. Stafstrom, MD, PhD

Safety in the EMU: Reaching Consensus
Jong Woo Lee, MD, PhD and Aashit Shah, MD