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Brain Sci. 2018, 8(1), 2; doi:10.3390/brainsci8010002

Stimulation and Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Epilepsy

Department of Neurosurgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
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Received: 3 November 2017 / Revised: 13 December 2017 / Accepted: 18 December 2017 / Published: 21 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy)
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Invasive brain stimulation technologies are allowing the improvement of multiple neurological diseases that were non-manageable in the past. Nowadays, this technology is widely used for movement disorders and is undergoing multiple clinical and basic science research for development of new applications. Epilepsy is one of the conditions that can benefit from these emerging technologies. The objective of this manuscript is to review literature about historical background, current principles and outcomes of available modalities of neuromodulation and deep brain stimulation in epilepsy patients. View Full-Text
Keywords: brain stimulation; neuromodulation; epilepsy; surgery brain stimulation; neuromodulation; epilepsy; surgery

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Eastin, T.M.; Lopez-Gonzalez, M.A. Stimulation and Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Epilepsy. Brain Sci. 2018, 8, 2.

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