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Stopping Seizures by... Inducing Seizures?

News   Jun 12, 2019 | Original story from McGill University

 
Stopping Seizures by... Inducing Seizures?

Epilepsy patients with inserted electrodes often undergo cortical stimulation, a procedure that applies electrical current to the brain to map brain function but also to induce seizures for better understanding of the epileptic network. A new study finds that inducing seizures before surgery may be a convenient and cost-effective way to determine the brain region where seizures are coming from. Credit: The Neuro

 
 
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