EPILEPSY CURRENTS, MAY/JUNE, 2014, VOL. 14, NO. 3

Epilepsy Currents, May/June, 2014, Vol 14, No. 3

Table of Contents


Clincal Review in Clinical Science


Advanced Imaging Techniques in the Diagnosis of Nonlesional [CE1] Epilepsy: MRI, MRS, PET, and SPECT (PDF)
Heath Pardoe, PhD and Ruben Kuzniecky, MD, FANA, FAAN


Current Literature in Clinical Science


Antiepileptic drugs and suicide:  The light at the end of the tunnel (PDF)

Rochelle Caplan, M.D.

Paradox lost: Exploring the clinical-radiological dissociation seen in anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis (PDF)

Bernard S. Chang, MD

Complex Detection, Complex Decisions:  More Detail on Subclinical Seizures in the Acutely Sick Brain (PDF)

Norman Delanty, MD.

Moving Beyond Ruling Out Epilepsy: It IS PNES! (PDF)

Barbara A. Dworetzky, M.D.

Why hemispheric lateralization of language is only part of the story in epilepsy surgery candidates (PDF)

Rochelle Caplan, M.D.

P-glycoprotein expression and Pharmacoresistant Epilepsy: Cause or Consequence? (PDF)

Barry E. Gidal, Pharm.D.

Finally, a flood of fascinating facts and findings on final outcomes after frontal lobe epilepsy surgery (PDF)
Lawrence J. Hirsch, MD

Treating epilepsy in tuberous sclerosis with everolimus: Getting closer (PDF)

John W. Miller, MD, PhD

Improving Patient-Centered Care Coordination for Children with Epilepsy: Version 2.0 Upgrade Required (PDF)

Marvin A. Rossi MD, PhD

Hope for New Treatments for Acute Repetitive Seizures (PDF)

David Spencer, M.D.

Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy-what does the future look like? (PDF)

Cynthia L. Harden, M.D.


Basic Commentaries


What the dentate gyrus and the millennial in your basement have in common (PDF)

Tim Benke, MD, PhD

When GABA Fails: Rundown on Chemokines (PDF)

Detlev Boison, PhD

Towards routine genetics-based diagnoses for the epileptic encephalopathies (PDF)

Andrew Escayg, Ph.D.

Absence epilepsy: The Tail WAGs the Rat (PDF)

Carl Stafstrom, Ph.D.

Stopping Epileptogenesis Dead in It’s Trks (PDF)

Nicholas P. Poolos, M.D., PhD